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rhombus

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noun rhom·bus \ˈräm-bəs\

Simple Definition of rhombus

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

Full Definition of rhombus

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

  1. :  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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