pentahedron

noun
pen·​ta·​he·​dron | \ ˌpen-tə-ˈhē-drən How to pronounce pentahedron (audio) \

Definition of pentahedron

: a solid bounded by five faces

Other Words from pentahedron

pentahedral \ ˌpen-​tə-​ˈhē-​drəl How to pronounce pentahedral (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of pentahedron

1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pentahedron

New Latin

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