[par-uh-lel-uh-pahy-pid, -pip-id] /ˌpær əˌlɛl əˈpaɪ pɪd, -ˈpɪp ɪd/

a prism with six faces, all parallelograms.
a geometric solid whose six faces are parallelograms
(pār’ə-lěl’ə-pī’pĭd, -pĭp’ĭd)
A polyhedron with six faces, each a parallelogram and each being parallel to the opposite face.


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