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dodecahedron

[ doh-dek-uh-hee-druhn, doh-dek- ]
/ do蕣藢d蓻k 蓹藞hi dr蓹n, 藢do蕣 d蓻k- /
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noun, plural do路dec路a路he路drons, do路dec路a路he路dra [doh-dek-uh-hee-druh, doh-dek-]. /do蕣藢d蓻k 蓹藞hi dr蓹, 藢do蕣 d蓻k-/. Geometry, Crystallography.
a solid figure having 12 faces.
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Origin of dodecahedron

First recorded in 1560鈥70; dodeca- + -hedron

OTHER WORDS FROM dodecahedron

do路dec路a路he路dral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dodecahedron

dodecahedron
/ (藢d蓹蕣d蓻k蓹藞hi藧dr蓹n) /

noun
a solid figure having twelve plane faces. A regular dodecahedron has regular pentagons as facesSee also polyhedron

Derived forms of dodecahedron

dodecahedral, adjective
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Scientific definitions for dodecahedron

dodecahedron
[ d艒鈥瞕臅k-蓹-h膿dr蓹n ]

Plural dodecahedrons dodecahedra
A polyhedron having twelve faces.
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