Orthotomous Or*thot"o*mous, a. (Crystallog.) Having two cleavages at right angles with one another. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthotomous — orthotomous, a. Min. (ɔːˈθɒtəməs) [f. as prec. + ous.] = orthoclastic. Webster cites Dana …   Useful english dictionary

  • -tomous — d.əməs, təməs adjective combining form Etymology: New Latin tomus more at tome 1. : cut : divided orthotomous rhachitomous 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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