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lamellae

noun
variants: also lamellas
plural of lamella

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a small thin piece of material that resembles an animal scale
  • the gemstone's distinctive iridescence is caused by light passing from one lamella of crystal to another

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“Lamellae.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lamellae. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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