Definition of Diatomous. Meaning of Diatomous. Synonyms of Diatomous

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Definition of Diatomous

Diatomous Di*at"o*mous, a. [Gr. dia`tomos cut through, fr. diate`mnein to cut through; dia` through + te`mnein to cut. Cf. Diatom.] (Min.) Having a single, distinct, diagonal cleavage; -- said of crystals. --Mohs.

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