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

Origin of dodeca-

<Greek dōdeka-, combining form of dōdekás twelve, equivalent to dō-two + -dekasten
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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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