rhombic


rhombic
/rom"bik/, adj.
1. having the form of a rhombus.
2. having a rhombus as base or cross section.
3. bounded by rhombuses, as a solid.
4. Crystall. orthorhombic.
Also, rhombical.
[1660-70; RHOMB + -IC]

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