octahedral

adjective
oc·ta·he·dral | \ˌäk-tə-ˈhē-drəl \

Definition of octahedral 

1 : having eight plane faces

2 : of, relating to, or formed in octahedrons

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octahedrally \ˌäk-tə-ˈhē-drə-lē \ adverb

First Known Use of octahedral

1684, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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