[ mak-uhl ]
/ ˈmæk əl /
a twinned crystal.
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Origin of macle
1720–30; <French <Latin macula.See macula
Words nearby macle
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Example sentences from the Web for macle
Some, which appear to be macle crystals, resist this mechanical division, and are called diamonds of nature.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for macle
Word Origin for macle
C19: via French from Latin macula spot, stain
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