Definition of discalenohedron in English:

discalenohedron

noun

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  • A crystal form consisting of two scalenohedra (mirror images of each other) sharing the same base.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1823–1911), mineralogist. From di- + scalenohedron.

Pronunciation

discalenohedron

/dʌɪskəˌliːnəˈhiːdr(ə)n/