ho·​lo·​he·​dral ˌhō-lə-ˈhē-drəl How to pronounce holohedral (audio)
of a crystal
: having all the faces required by complete symmetry compare hemihedral, tetartohedral

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of holohedral was in 1837

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“Holohedral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holohedral. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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