rhombohedron

noun
rhom·bo·he·dron | \ˌräm-bō-ˈhē-drən \
plural rhombohedrons or rhombohedra\ˌräm-bō-ˈhē-drə \

Definition of rhombohedron 

: a parallelepiped whose faces are rhombuses

Other Words from rhombohedron

rhombohedral \ˌräm-bō-ˈhē-drəl \ adjective

First Known Use of rhombohedron

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhombohedron

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