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From Ancient Greek παραλληλεπίπεδος ‎(parallēlepípedos, with parallel surfaces), from παράλληλος ‎(parállēlos, parallel) + επίπεδος ‎(epípedos, plane).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpærəˌlɛləˈpaɪpɪd/

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parallelepiped ‎(plural parallelepipeds)

  1. (geometry) A solid figure, having six faces, all parallelograms; all opposite faces being similar and parallel.
    • A cuboid is a rectangular parallelepiped.

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