rhombohedron

noun

rhom·​bo·​he·​dron ˌräm-bō-ˈhē-drən How to pronounce rhombohedron (audio)
plural rhombohedrons or rhombohedra ˌräm-bō-ˈhē-drə How to pronounce rhombohedron (audio)
: a parallelepiped whose faces are rhombuses
rhombohedral adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rhombohedron was in 1814

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“Rhombohedron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhombohedron. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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