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dreikanter

[drahy-kahn-ter] /ˈdraɪˌkɑn tər/
noun, plural dreikanters, dreikanter.
1.
a pebble or boulder having three faces formed by the action of windblown sand.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < German, equivalent to drei three + Kante edge + -er -er1
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dreikanter

/ˈdraɪkæntə/
noun
1.
a pebble, common in desert areas, typically having three curved faces shaped by wind-blown sand
Word Origin
C20: from German: three-edged thing
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