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noun Geometry.
  1. a polyhedron having its vertices lying on two parallel planes.
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Origin of prismatoid

1855–60; < Greek prīsmat- (stem of prîsma) prism + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for prismatoid


  1. a polyhedron whose vertices lie in either one of two parallel planesCompare prism (def. 3), prismoid
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Derived Formsprismatoidal, adjective

Word Origin

C19: from Greek prismatoeidēs shaped like a prism; see prism, -oid
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