mer·​o·​he·​drism | \ -ˈheˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of merohedrism

: the conditioning of a crystal due to symmetrical suppression of half or three fourths of the faces of the holohedral form

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History and Etymology for merohedrism

mer- + Greek hedra seat + English -ism

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“Merohedrism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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