prismatoid

noun

pris·​ma·​toid ˈpriz-mə-ˌtȯid How to pronounce prismatoid (audio)
: a polyhedron that has all of its vertices in two parallel planes

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin prismat-, prisma prism

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prismatoid was circa 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Prismatoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prismatoid. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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