berylloid

noun

ber·​yl·​loid
ˈber-ə-ˌlȯid
plural -s
: a form consisting of a double 12-sided pyramid : the dihexagonal dipyramid

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary beryll- (probably from Latin beryllus) + -oid; from the frequent occurrence of beryl crystals in this form

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“Berylloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berylloid. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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