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scalenohedron

[skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh n] /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drən/
noun, plural scalenohedrons, scalenohedra
[skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh] /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drə/ (Show IPA).
Crystallography
1.
a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Greek skalēnó(s) unequal + -hedron
Related forms
scalenohedral, adjective
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