dodecant

noun
do·​dec·​ant | \ ˈdōˌdekənt, ˈdōdə̇k-, dōˈdek- \
plural -s

Definition of dodecant

: any of the 12 parts into which the space about the center of a hexagonal crystal is divided by the four axial planes

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History and Etymology for dodecant

dodeca- + -ant

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“Dodecant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dodecant. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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