## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 06/12/2016

The answer depends on which definition of trapezoid (or
*trapezium*, outside of North America) is used.

Some mathematicians define a trapezoid as any four-sided figure
with **at least** one pair of parallel sides. Using that
definition, a rhombus is a special type of trapezoid because a
rhombus is a figure with two sets of parallel sides.

Others are more strict, using the name trapezoid only for
four-sided figures with **exactly** one pair of parallel sides.
By this definition a rhombus is not a trapezoid.

###### Wiki User

###### 06/25/2010

No. A rhombus is sometimes a square, but it's never a trapezoid.

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