holohedral

adjective
ho·​lo·​he·​dral | \ ˌhō-lə-ˈhē-drəl How to pronounce holohedral (audio) , ˌhä- \

Definition of holohedral

of a crystal
: having all the faces required by complete symmetry — compare hemihedral, tetartohedral

First Known Use of holohedral

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Holohedral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holohedral. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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