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macrodome

[ mak-ruh-dohm ]
/ ˈmæk rəˌdoʊm /
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noun Crystallography.

a dome the faces of which are parallel to the greater lateral axis.

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Origin of macrodome

First recorded in 1880–85; macro- + dome
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