trigonal

adjective
tri·​go·​nal | \ trī-ˈgō-nᵊl How to pronounce trigonal (audio) \

Definition of trigonal

: of, relating to, or being the division of the hexagonal crystal system or the forms belonging to it characterized by a vertical axis of threefold symmetry

Other Words from trigonal

trigonally \ trī-​ˈgō-​nᵊl-​ē How to pronounce trigonally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of trigonal

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Trigonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trigonal. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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