leptoclase

noun

lep·​to·​clase
ˈleptəˌklās,
-āz
plural -s
: a minute crack or fracture in rock

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary lept- + -clase; probably originally formed in French

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“Leptoclase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leptoclase. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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