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macle

[ mak-uhl ]

noun

, Mineralogy.
  1. a twinned crystal.


macle

/ ˈmækəl /

noun

  1. another name for chiastolite twin


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Word History and Origins

Origin of macle1

1720–30; < French < Latin macula. See macula

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Word History and Origins

Origin of macle1

C19: via French from Latin macula spot, stain

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Example Sentences

Some, which appear to be macle crystals, resist this mechanical division, and are called diamonds of nature.

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