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hemihedral

adjective hemi·he·dral \ˌhe-mi-ˈhē-drəl\

Definition of HEMIHEDRAL

of a crystal
:  having half the faces required by complete symmetry — compare holohedral, tetartohedral

Origin of HEMIHEDRAL

hemi- + -hedron
First Known Use: 1837

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