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polyhedron

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noun poly·he·dron \ˌpä-lē-ˈhē-drən\

Definition of polyhedron

plural

polyhedrons

or

polyhedra

play \-drə\
  1. :  a solid formed by plane faces

polyhedral

play \-drəl\ adjective


Illustration of polyhedron

Origin and Etymology of polyhedron

New Latin


First Known Use: 1570


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