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rhombohedron

[ rom-buh-hee-druhn ]
/ 藢r蓲m b蓹藞hi dr蓹n /
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noun, plural rhom路bo路he路drons, rhom路bo路he路dra [rom-buh-hee-druh]. /藢r蓲m b蓹藞hi dr蓹/.
a solid bounded by six rhombic planes.
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Origin of rhombohedron

1830鈥40; <Greek rh贸mbo(s) rhombus + -hedron

OTHER WORDS FROM rhombohedron

rhom路bo路he路dral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rhombohedron

rhombohedron
/ (藢r蓲mb蓹蕣藞hi藧dr蓹n) /

noun
a six-sided prism whose sides are parallelograms

Word Origin for rhombohedron

C19: from rhombus + -hedron
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Scientific definitions for rhombohedron

rhombohedron
[ r艔m鈥瞓艒-h膿dr蓹n ]

Plural rhombohedrons rhombohedra
A prism with six faces, each a rhombus.
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