noun ma·cle \ˈma-kəl\

Definition of macle

  1. 1 :  a twin crystal

  2. 2 :  a flat often triangular diamond that is usually a twin crystal


play \ˈma-kəld\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of macle

French, wide-meshed net, lozenge voided, macle, from Old French, mesh, lozenge voided, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German masca mesh — more at mesh

First Known Use: 1798

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