dioctahedral

adjective di·octahedral \(¦)dī+\

Definition of dioctahedral

  1. 1 :  having 16 faces; especially :  octahedral with tetrahedral summits

  2. 2 :  having two of the three available octahedrally coordinated positions occupied a dioctahedral mica

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Origin and Etymology of dioctahedral

di- + octahedral


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