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brachydome

[brak-i-dohm] /ˈbræk ɪˌdoʊm/
noun, Crystallography
1.
a dome the faces of which are parallel to the shorter lateral axis.
Compare macrodome.
Origin of brachydome
1865-1870
1865-70; brachy- + dome
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