dreikanter

noun drei·kan·ter \ ˈdrīˌkäntə(r) , -kan- \

Definition of dreikanter

plural dreikanters or dreikanter
:a 3-faced pebble faceted by wind-blown sand; broadly :ventifact

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Origin and Etymology of dreikanter

German, literally, one having three edges, from drei three (from Old High German drī) + kante edge (from Low German kant, kante, from Middle Low German, from Middle Dutch cant) + -er (from Old High German -āri)


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