pedion

pedion

[ped-ee-uhn, pee-dee-]
noun, plural pedia [ped-ee-uh, pee-dee-uh] . Crystallography.
a crystal form having only a single face, without a symmetrical equivalent: unique to the triclinic system.

Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin < Greek pedíon plain, level ground, diminutive of pédon ground, earth

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