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trapezohedron

[ truh-pee-zuh-hee-druhn, trap-uh- ]
/ tr蓹藢pi z蓹藞hi dr蓹n, 藢tr忙p 蓹- /
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noun, plural tra路pe路zo路he路drons, tra路pe路zo路he路dra [truh-pee-zuh-hee-druh, trap-uh-]. /tr蓹藢pi z蓹藞hi dr蓹, 藢tr忙p 蓹-/.
Crystallography. a crystal form having all faces trapeziums.
Geometry. a trapezoid trisoctahedron.
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Origin of trapezohedron

First recorded in 1810鈥20; trapez(oid) + -o + -hedron

OTHER WORDS FROM trapezohedron

tra路pe路zo路he路dral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trapezohedron

trapezohedron
/ (tr蓹藢pi藧z蓹蕣藞hi藧dr蓹n) /

noun plural -drons or -dra (-dr蓹)
crystallog a crystal form in which all the crystal's faces are trapeziums

Derived forms of trapezohedron

trapezohedral, adjective

Word Origin for trapezohedron

C19: from trapezo- combining form of trapezium + -hedron, on the model of tetrahedron
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