# dodecahedron

[doh-dek-uh-hee-druh n, doh-dek-]

## Origin of dodecahedron

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### Historical Examples of dodecahedron

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 GeometryDavid 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.

## dodecahedron

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## dodecahedron

[dō′dĕk-ə-hē′drən]

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