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[skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh n] /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drən/
noun, plural scalenohedrons, scalenohedra
[skey-lee-nuh-hee-druh] /skeɪˌli nəˈhi drə/ (Show IPA). Crystallography.
a hemihedral crystal form of 8 or 12 faces, each face being a scalene triangle.


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