What is the Plural of Rhombus?
Date: 7 Apr 1995 11:12:12 -0400 From: period5group5 Subject: polygons Hi! Say, what exactly is the plural of "rhombus?" We aren't sure if it is "rhombi" or "rhombuses." Sure hope you can help! David Ranallo, Brian Coleman, Luke Donatelli, Beth Reinhart Shaler Area High School Mr. Detzel
Date: 9 Apr 1995 20:12:46 -0400 From: Dr. Ethan Subject: Re: polygons Hey David,Brian,Luke, and Beth, I must say I was never very good at this stuff but I looked it up and according to my dictionary it is both. I looked in the "American Heritage Dictionary" and they list both as possible plural forms. I prefer rhombuses, but that is just my personal preference. Bye Ethan, Doctor On Call
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