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scalenohedron

[skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh n]
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noun, plural sca·le·no·he·drons, sca·le·no·he·dra [skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh] /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drə/. Crystallography.
  1. a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle.

Origin of scalenohedron

1850–55; < Greek skalēnó(s) unequal + -hedron
Related formssca·le·no·he·dral, adjective
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