Definitions for "Octahedral"
Having eight faces or sides; of, pertaining to, or formed in, octahedrons; as, octahedral cleavage; an octahedral crystal.
cleavage Type of cleavage exhibited on minerals of the isometric system that crystallize as octahedrons. The method of cleavage is that flat, triangular "wedges" peel off of the existing octahedron. Example is Fluorite.
an eight-sided diamond crystal in which all the faces are equilateral triangles
Keywords:  polyatomic, ionic, six, molecular, ions
molecular or ionic shape in which six particles are clustered about a central particle at the vertices of a regular octahedron.
A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and six atoms at the corners of a octahedron.