[ skey-lee-nuh-hee-druhn ]

noun,plural sca·le·no·he·drons, sca·le·no·he·dra [skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh]. /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drə/. Crystallography.
  1. a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle.

Origin of scalenohedron

1850–55; <Greek skalēnó(s) unequal + -hedron

Other words from scalenohedron

  • sca·le·no·he·dral, adjective

Words Nearby scalenohedron Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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