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rhombus

noun rhom·bus \ˈräm-bəs\

geometry : a shape with four sides that are equal in length and with four angles that are not always right angles

plural rhom·bus·es or rhom·bi \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\

Full Definition of RHOMBUS

:  a parallelogram with four equal sides and sometimes one with no right angles

Origin of RHOMBUS

Latin, from Greek rhombos piece of wood whirled on a string, lozenge, from rhembein to whirl
First Known Use: circa 1567

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