hemipyramid

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 25 Jun. 2024.

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