icositetrahedron

[ ahy-koh-si-te-truh-hee-druhn, ahy-kos-uh- ]
/ aɪˌkoʊ sɪˌtɛ trəˈhi drən, aɪˌkɒs ə- /

noun, plural i·co·si·tet·ra·he·drons, i·co·si·tet·ra·he·dra [ahy-koh-si-te-truh-hee-druh, ahy-kos-uh-]. /aɪˌkoʊ sɪˌtɛ trəˈhi drə, aɪˌkɒs ə-/.

a solid figure having 24 faces.

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Origin of icositetrahedron

1825–35; <Greek eikosi- (combining form of eíkosi twenty) + tetrahedron

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British Dictionary definitions for icositetrahedron

icositetrahedron
/ (ˌaɪkəsɪˌtɛtrəˈhiːdrən) /

noun plural -drons or -dra (-drə)

a solid figure having 24 trapezoid faces, as occurring in some crystals
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