dodeca-


a combining form meaning “twelve,” used in the formation of compound words: dodecasyllabic.
Also especially before a vowel, dodec-.

Origin of dodeca-

< Greek dōdeka-, combining form of dōdekás twelve, equivalent to dō- two + -dekas ten
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British Dictionary definitions for dodeca-

dodeca-


n combining form

indicating twelvedodecagon; dodecahedron; dodecaphonic

Word Origin for dodeca-

from Greek dōdeka twelve
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