dihexagonal pyramid


dihexagonal pyramid
noun
: a pyramid any horizontal section of which is dihexagonal

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  • dipyramid — (ˈ)dī+ noun Etymology: di + pyramid : a crystal consisting of two pyramids base to base, the one geometrically a mirror image of the other with respect to the horizontal plane of symmetry dipyramids occur in the tetragonal, hexagonal, and… …   Useful english dictionary