decahedron

[ dek-uh-hee-druh n ]
/ ˌdɛk əˈhi drən /

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

From New Latin, dating back to 1820–30; see origin at deca-, -hedron

OTHER WORDS FROM decahedron

dec·a·he·dral [dek-uh-hee-druh l] /ˌdɛk əˈhi drəl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for decahedron

decahedron
/ (ˌdɛkəˈhiːdrən) /

noun

a solid figure having ten plane facesSee also polyhedron

Derived forms of decahedron

decahedral, adjective
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Science definitions for decahedron

decahedron
[ dĕk′ə-hēdrən ]

Plural decahedrons decahedra

A polyhedron having ten faces.
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