- a twinned crystal.
Origin of macle
1720–30; < French < Latin macula. See macula
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Historical Examples of macle
Some, which appear to be macle crystals, resist this mechanical division, and are called diamonds of nature.
Word Origin for macle
C19: via French from Latin macula spot, stain
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