pyramidal

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EtymologyEdit

From medieval Latin pyramidalis.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: pĭ-rămʹĭ-dəl IPA(key): /pɪˈɹæm.ɪ.dl̩/

AdjectiveEdit

pyramidal (not comparable)

  1. (geometry) Pyramid-shaped.
    • 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World[1]:
      At one point was an isolated pyramidal rock, crowned by a great tree, which appeared to be separated by a cleft from the main crag.
  2. (crystallography) Tetragonal.

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NounEdit

pyramidal (plural pyramidals)

  1. (anatomy) One of the carpal bones

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

pyramidal (feminine singular pyramidale, masculine plural pyramidaux, feminine plural pyramidales)

  1. pyramidal

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