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Pronunciation: trap'e-zoyd


  1. Resembling a trapezium.
  2. A geometric figure resembling a trapezium except that two of its opposite sides are parallel.

Synonym(s): trapezoid (bone)

Synonym(s): trapeziform

[G. trapeza, table, + eidos, resemblance]

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