polyiamond

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polyiamond

[′päl·ē·ə‚mänd]
(mathematics)
A plane figure formed by joining a finite number of equilateral triangles along their sides.
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The result is a game that uses polyiamonds (the polyomino-like family of two-dimensional shapes, built using unit-sided equilateral triangles) to make a set consisting of all the mathematically distinct polyiamonds, from the unique moniamond to all of the hexiamonds.
One triangle, of course, is a moniamond (as in "monogamy," or C.
If each player uses a coloured set of all polyiamonds from the moniamond to the hexiamonds, what size hexagonal triangle-grid board would be suitable to fit all the pieces, 22 of each colour?