noun, plural scalenohedrons, scalenohedra [skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh] . Crystallography.
a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle.

1850–55; < Greek skalēnó(s) unequal + -hedron

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Acute scalenohedral crystals are sometimes referred to as dogtooth spar.
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