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noun, plural dec·a·he·drons, dec·a·he·dra [dek-uh-hee-druh] /ˌdɛk əˈhi drə/. Geometry.
- a solid figure having ten faces.
Origin of decahedron
Related formsdec·a·he·dral [dek-uh-hee-druh l] /ˌdɛk əˈhi drəl/, adjective
From New Latin,
dating back to 1820–30;
see origin at deca-
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for decahedron
Derived Formsdecahedral, adjective
- a solid figure having ten plane facesSee also polyhedron
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Plural decahedrons decahedra
- A polyhedron having ten faces.
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