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hexahedron

noun hexa·he·dron \ˌhek-sə-ˈhē-drən\
plural hexa·he·drons also hexa·he·dra\-drə\

Definition of HEXAHEDRON

:  a polyhedron of six faces (as a cube)

Origin of HEXAHEDRON

Late Latin, from Greek hexaedron, from neuter of hexaedros of six surfaces, from hexa- + hedra seat — more at sit
First Known Use: 1571

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