[truh-pee-zuh-hee-druh n, trap-uh-]
- Crystallography. a crystal form having all faces trapeziums.
- Geometry. a trapezoid trisoctahedron.
Origin of trapezohedron
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Bounded by twenty-four trapezoidal faces, and hence sometimes called a “trapezohedron.”
- crystallog a crystal form in which all the crystal's faces are trapeziums
Word Origin for trapezohedron
C19: from trapezo- combining form of trapezium + -hedron, on the model of tetrahedron
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