dodecant

noun

do·​dec·​ant
ˈdōˌdekənt,
ˈdōdə̇k-,
dōˈdek-
plural -s
: any of the 12 parts into which the space about the center of a hexagonal crystal is divided by the four axial planes

Word History

Etymology

dodeca- + -ant

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“Dodecant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dodecant. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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