macle


ma·cle

noun \ˈma-kəl\

Definition of MACLE

1
:  a twin crystal
2
:  a flat often triangular diamond that is usually a twin crystal
ma·cled \ˈma-kəld\ adjective

Origin of MACLE

French, wide-meshed net, lozenge voided, macle, from Old French, mesh, lozenge voided, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German masca mesh — more at mesh
First Known Use: 1801

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Macleaya
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Maclaurin's series
All Words Near: macle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up macle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).