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diaphane

adjective di·a·phane \ˈdīəˌfān\

Definition of diaphane

archaic

  1. :  diaphanous

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Origin and Etymology of diaphane

Middle French, from Medieval Latin diaphanus


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diaphane

noun di·a·phane \"\

Definition of diaphane

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a diaphanous substance

  2. 2 :  a complex resinous medium for microscopic mounts having a rather low refractive index and comparatively slight tendency to react with stains

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