scalenohedron

scalenohedron

[skey-lee-nuh-hee-druhn]
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.

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

scalenohedral, adjective
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