trapezohedron

noun
tra·​pe·​zo·​he·​dron | \ trə-ˌpē-zō-ˈhē-drən How to pronounce trapezohedron (audio) , ˌtra-pə- \
plural trapezohedrons or trapezohedra\ trə-​ˌpē-​zō-​ˈhē-​drə How to pronounce trapezohedron (audio) , ˌtra-​pə-​ \

Definition of trapezohedron

: a crystalline form whose faces are trapeziums

First Known Use of trapezohedron

circa 1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trapezohedron

New Latin, from trapezium + -o- + -hedron

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The first known use of trapezohedron was circa 1822

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“Trapezohedron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trapezohedron. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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