hexahedron

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noun hexa·he·dron \ˌhek-sə-ˈhē-drən\

Definition of hexahedron

plural

hexahedrons

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hexahedra

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  1. :  a polyhedron of six faces (such as a cube)

Origin and Etymology of hexahedron

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


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