Platonic solid


noun Geometry.

one of the five regular polyhedrons: tetrahedron, octahedron, hexahedron, icosahedron, or dodecahedron.

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Origin of Platonic solid

First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for platonic solid

Platonic solid

noun

any of the five possible regular polyhedra: cube, tetrahedron, octahedron, icosahedron, and dodecahedronAlso called (esp formerly): Platonic body

Word Origin for Platonic solid

C17: named after Plato 1, who was the first to list them
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