octahedral

adjective
oc·​ta·​he·​dral | \ ˌäk-tə-ˈhē-drəl How to pronounce octahedral (audio) \

Definition of octahedral

1 : having eight plane faces
2 : of, relating to, or formed in octahedrons

Other Words from octahedral

octahedrally \ ˌäk-​tə-​ˈhē-​drə-​lē How to pronounce octahedrally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of octahedral

1684, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Octahedral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/octahedral. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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