noun, plural do·dec·a·he·drons, do·dec·a·he·dra [doh-dek-uh-hee-druh, doh-dek-] /doʊˌdɛk əˈhi drə, ˌdoʊ dɛk-/. Geometry, Crystallography.
Origin of dodecahedron
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You might as well call it a dodecahedron, or the cube root of minus nothing.''That Very Mab'
May Kendall and Andrew Lang
Iamblichus here refers to the dodecahedron inscribed in the sphere.The Teaching of Geometry
David Eugene Smith
Cleavage obtains parallel to the dodecahedron, but is imperfect.
A cube would therefore be represented numerically by seven, a dodecahedron by thirteen.
That for the tetrahedron has 12 for its order, for the cube (or octahedron) 24, and for the icosahedron (or dodecahedron) 60.