deltohedron

Deltohedron

Del`to*he"dron\, n. [Gr. de`lta, the letter [Delta] + 'e`dra seat, base.] (Crystallog.) A solid bounded by twelve quadrilateral faces. It is a hemihedral form of the isometric system, allied to the tetrahedron.
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