[ ok-tuh-hee-druh l ]
/ ˌɒk təˈhi drəl /


having the form of an octahedron.


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Origin of octahedral

First recorded in 1750–60; octahedr(on) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for octahedral

/ (ˌɒktəˈhiːdrəl) /


having eight plane surfaces
shaped like an octahedron
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