noun rhom·boid \ˈräm-ˌbid\

geometry : a shape with four sides where only the opposite sides and angles are equal

Full Definition of RHOMBOID

:  a parallelogram with no right angles and with adjacent sides of unequal length

Illustration of RHOMBOID

Origin of RHOMBOID

Middle French rhomboïde, from Latin rhomboides, from Greek rhomboeidēs resembling a rhombus, from rhombos
First Known Use: 1570


adjective rhom·boid \ˈräm-ˌbid\

Definition of RHOMBOID

:  shaped somewhat like a rhombus or rhomboid

Variants of RHOMBOID

rhom·boid or rhom·boi·dal \räm-ˈbi-dəl\

First Known Use of RHOMBOID

circa 1693


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