[ pin-uh-koid ]
/ ˈpɪn əˌkɔɪd /
a form whose faces are parallel to two of the axes.
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Origin of pinacoid
1875–80; <Greek pinak- (stem of pínax) slab, board + -oid
OTHER WORDS FROM pinacoidpin·a·coi·dal, adjective
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