What is a rhombus?

What is a rhombus? Here are some definitions.

  1. (zoology, now rare) Any of several flatfishes, including the brill and turbot, once considered part of the genus Rhombus, now in Scophthalmus. [from 16th c.]
  2. (zoology, archaic) Snails, now in Conus or Conidae.
  3. (geometry) A parallelogram having all sides of equal length. [from 16th c.]
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I picked up an interesting sedimentary rock that was the exact shape of a rhombus.
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