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 rhombohedra (audio) \

Definition of rhombohedron

: a parallelepiped whose faces are rhombuses

Other Words from rhombohedron

rhombohedral \ ˌräm-​bō-​ˈhē-​drəl How to pronounce rhombohedral (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of rhombohedron

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhombohedron

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“Rhombohedron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhombohedron. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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