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pyramid

[ pir-uh-mid ]
/ ˈpɪr ə mɪd /
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noun

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

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Origin of pyramid

1350–1400; <Latin pȳramid- (stem of pȳramis) <Greek pȳramís; replacing Middle English pyramis<Latin, as above
pyr·a·mid·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyramid

pyramid
/ (ˈpɪrəmɪd) /

noun

verb

pyramidal (pɪˈræmɪdəl), pyramidical or pyramidic, adjectivepyramidally or pyramidically, adverb
C16 (earlier pyramis): from Latin pyramis, from Greek puramis, probably from Egyptian
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Medical definitions for pyramid

pyramid
[ pĭrə-mĭd ]

n.

A solid figure with a polygonal base and triangular faces that meet at a common point.
A structure or part shaped like a pyramid.
py•rami•dal (pĭ-rămĭ-dl) adj.
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