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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

First recorded in 1350–1400; from Latin pȳramid- (stem of pȳramis ), from Greek pȳramís; replacing Middle English pyramis, from Latin, as above

OTHER WORDS FROM pyramid

pyr·a·mid·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyramid

pyramid
/ (ˈpɪrəmɪd) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of pyramid

pyramidal (pɪˈræmɪdəl), pyramidical or pyramidic, adjectivepyramidally or pyramidically, adverb

Word Origin for pyramid

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.

Other words from pyramid

py•rami•dal (pĭ-rămĭ-dl) adj.
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