hemipyramid

noun
hemi·​pyramid

Definition of hemipyramid

: a crystallographic pyramid or inclined prism consisting of only two pairs of parallel faces (as in the monoclinic system)

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History and Etymology for hemipyramid

International Scientific Vocabulary hemi- entry 1 + pyramid

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“Hemipyramid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemipyramid. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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