noun, plural pol·y·he·drons, pol·y·he·dra [pol-ee-hee-druh]. /ˌpɒl iˈhi drə/.
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If we make a polyhedron out of clay, mark the edges with a Sharpie, and roll it into a ball, the faces and edges become curved but their number doesn’t change.
Synacral, sin-ak′ral, adj. having a common vertex, as faces of a polyhedron.
Crime, he admitted, is a very complex phenomenon; it is a sort of polyhedron, of which every one sees a special side.The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
"Polyhedron" is from the Greek polys (many) and hedra (seat).The Teaching of Geometry|David Eugene Smith
The points thus obtained are evidently the vertices of a polyhedron with plane faces.
In the first place, each of these figures may be conceived as an orthogonal projection of a closed plane-faced polyhedron.