plural pedia
: a form of crystal having only a single face and belonging to the rare asymmetric class of the triclinic system

Word History


New Latin, from Greek, plain, flat surface, from pedon ground; akin to Latin oppido thoroughly, Old Norse fet step, Sanskrit pada step, track, Latin ped-, pes foot

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“Pedion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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