Definition of rhombus
rhombiplay \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\
: a parallelogram with four equal sides and sometimes one with no right angles
Recent Examples of rhombus from the Web
The board is sturdy, hexagonal in shape, and folds into a neat rhombus in the box.
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Origin and Etymology of rhombus
Latin, from Greek rhombos piece of wood whirled on a string, lozenge, from rhembein to whirl
First Known Use: circa 1560See Words from the same year
RHOMBUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rhombus for English Language Learners
geometry : a shape with four sides that are equal in length and with four angles that are not always right angles
RHOMBUS Defined for Kids
Definition of rhombus for Students
: a parallelogram whose sides are equal in length
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