adamantoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adámas, invincible) + -ειδής (-eidḗs, form).

Noun[edit]

adamantoid (plural adamantoids)

  1. A crystal characterized by being bound by 48 equal triangles; a hexoctahedron.

References[edit]

  • adamantoid in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911