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octahedron

[ ok-tuh-hee-druhn ]
/ 藢蓲k t蓹藞hi dr蓹n /
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noun, plural oc路ta路he路drons, oc路ta路he路dra [ok-tuh-hee-druh]. /藢蓲k t蓹藞hi dr蓹/.
a solid figure having eight faces.
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Origin of octahedron

1560鈥70; <Greek okt谩edron eight-sided (neuter of okt谩edros), equivalent to okta-octa- + -edron-hedron
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British Dictionary definitions for octahedron

octahedron
/ (藢蓲kt蓹藞hi藧dr蓹n) /

noun plural -drons or -dra (-dr蓹)
a solid figure having eight plane faces
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Scientific definitions for octahedron

octahedron
[ 艔k鈥瞭蓹-h膿dr蓹n ]

Plural octahedrons octahedra
A polyhedron that has eight faces.
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