noun, plural rhombuses, rhombi
[rom-bahy] /ˈrɒm baɪ/ (Show IPA)
an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram; any equilateral parallelogram except a square.
an equilateral parallelogram, including the square as a special case.
a rhombohedron.
noun (pl) -buses, -bi (-baɪ)
an oblique-angled parallelogram having four equal sides Also called rhomb Compare square (sense 1)
Plural rhombuses or rhombi (rŏm’bī)
A parallelogram with four equal sides; an equilateral parallelogram.

rhomboid, rhomboidal adjective


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