Rubik cube

Rubik's cube

/ (ˈruːbɪk) /

noun

trademark a puzzle consisting of a cube of six colours, each face of which is made up of nine squares, eight of which are individually rotatable. The aim is to swivel the squares until each face of the cube shows one colour only

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Word Origin for Rubik cube

C20: named after Professor Erno Rubik (born 1944), its Hungarian inventor
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