tes·​ser·​al | \ -sərəl \
variants: or less commonly tessular \ -​syələ(r) \

Definition of tesseral

1 : of, relating to, or resembling a tessera : tessellar
2 : having or constituting an isometric system : regular a tesseral crystal

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History and Etymology for tesseral

tesseral from tessera + -al; tessular from (assumed) New Latin tessula (diminutive of Latin tessera) + English -ar

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“Tesseral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tesseral. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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