[ priz-moid ]
/ ˈprɪz mɔɪd /
a solid having sides that are trapezoids and bases or ends that are parallel and similar but not congruent polygons.Compare prism(def 2).
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OTHER WORDS FROM prismoidpris·moi·dal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for prismoid
/ (ˈprɪzmɔɪd) /
a prismatoid having an equal number of vertices in each of the two parallel planes and whose sides are trapeziums or parallelograms
Derived forms of prismoidprismoidal, adjective
Word Origin for prismoid
C18: from French prismoïde; see prism, -oid
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