scalenohedron

[ skey-lee-nuh-hee-druhn ]
/ skeɪˌli nəˈhi drən /

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 scalenohedron

sca·le·no·he·dral, adjective
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