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rhombohedral


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rhombohedral  \Rhom`bo*he"dral\,  a.  (Geom.  &  Crystallog.) 
  Related  to  the  rhombohedron;  presenting  the  form  of  a 
  rhombohedron,  or  a  form  derivable  from  a  rhombohedron; 
  relating  to  a  system  of  forms  including  the  rhombohedron  and 
  scalenohedron. 
 
  {Rhombohedral  iron  ore}  (Min.)  See  {Hematite}. 
 
  {Rhombohedral  system}  (Crystallog.),  a  division  of  the 
  hexagonal  system  embracing  the  rhombohedron, 
  scalenohedron,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rhombohedral 
  adj  :  (crystallography)  having  three-fold  symmetry  [syn:  {trigonal}] 




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