rhombohedral

rhombohedron

[rom-buh-hee-druhn]
noun, plural rhombohedrons, rhombohedra [rom-buh-hee-druh] .
a solid bounded by six rhombic planes.

Origin:
1830–40; < Greek rhómbo(s) rhombus + -hedron

rhombohedral, adjective
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rhombohedral (ˌrɒmbəʊˈhiːdrəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to a rhombohedron
2.  crystallog another term for trigonal

rhombohedron (ˌrɒmbəʊˈhiːdrən)
 
n
a six-sided prism whose sides are parallelograms
 
[C19: from rhombus + -hedron]

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rhombohedral   (rŏm'bō-hē'drəl)  Pronunciation Key 
See trigonal.
rhombohedron   (rŏm'bō-hē'drən)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural rhombohedrons or rhombohedra
A prism with six faces, each a rhombus.
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