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 (trə-pē′zō-hē′drən, trăp′ĭ-zō-)
n. pl. tra·pe·zo·he·drons or tra·pe·zo·he·dra (-drə)
Any of several forms of crystal with trapeziums as faces.


n, pl -drons or -dra (-drə)
(Chemistry) crystallog a crystal form in which all the crystal's faces are trapeziums
[C19: from trapezo- combining form of trapezium + -hedron, on the model of tetrahedron]
traˌpezoˈhedral adj


(trəˌpi zəˈhi drən, ˌtræp ə-)

n., pl. -drons, -dra (-drə)
a crystal form having all faces trapeziums.
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Noun1.trapezohedron - a polyhedron whose faces are trapeziumstrapezohedron - a polyhedron whose faces are trapeziums
polyhedron - a solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces