Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

trapezohedron

play
noun, tra·pe·zo·he·dron \trə-ˌpē-zō-ˈhē-drən, ˌtra-pə-\

Definition of trapezohedron

plural trapezohedrons or trapezohedraplay \-drə\

  1. :  a crystalline form whose faces are trapeziums



Origin of trapezohedron

New Latin, from trapezium + -o- + -hedron


First Known Use: circa 1822


Learn More about trapezohedron


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up trapezohedron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!