[ bahy-sfee-noid ]
/ baɪˈsfi nɔɪd /
a tetrahedral form, each edge of which is bisected by the perpendicular bisecting the edge that does not intersect it.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also called disphenoid.
Words nearby bisphenoid
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