[ drahy-kahn-ter ]
/ ˈdraɪˌkɑn tər /
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noun, plural drei·kan·ters, drei·kan·ter.
a pebble or boulder having three faces formed by the action of windblown sand.
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British Dictionary definitions for dreikanter
/ (ˈdraɪkæntə) /
a pebble, common in desert areas, typically having three curved faces shaped by wind-blown sand
Word Origin for dreikanter
C20: from German: three-edged thing
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