[ skey-lee-nuh-hee-druhn ]
/ skeɪˌli nəˈhi drən /
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noun, plural sca·le·no·he·drons, sca·le·no·he·dra [skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh]. /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drə/. Crystallography.
a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle.
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Origin of scalenohedron
1850–55; <Greek skalēnó(s) unequal + -hedron
OTHER WORDS FROM scalenohedronsca·le·no·he·dral, adjective
Words nearby scalenohedron
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Tetragonal scalenohedron or ditetragonal bisphenoid (fig. 51).