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brachydome

[ brak-i-dohm ]
/ ˈbræk ɪˌdoʊm /
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noun Crystallography.
a dome the faces of which are parallel to the shorter lateral axis.
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Origin of brachydome

First recorded in 1865–70; brachy- + dome
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