Definition of -phane

: substance having a (specified) form, quality, or appearance hydrophane

History and Etymology for -phane

Greek phanēs appearing, from phainein to show — more at fancy

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“-phane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-phane. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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