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trisoctahedron

[ tris-ok-tuh-hee-druhn ]
/ tr瑟s藢蓲k t蓹藞hi dr蓹n /
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noun, plural tris路oc路ta路he路drons, tris路oc路ta路he路dra [tris-ok-tuh-hee-druh]. /tr瑟s藢蓲k t蓹藞hi dr蓹/.
a solid bounded by 24 identical faces in groups of three, each group corresponding to one face of an octahedron.
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Origin of trisoctahedron

1840鈥50; <Greek tr铆s 鈥渢hrice鈥 + octahedron

OTHER WORDS FROM trisoctahedron

tris路oc路ta路he路dral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trisoctahedron

trisoctahedron
/ (tr瑟s藢蓲kt蓹藞hi藧dr蓹n) /

noun plural -drons or -dra (-dr蓹)
a solid figure having 24 identical triangular faces, groups of three faces being formed on an underlying octahedron

Derived forms of trisoctahedron

trisoctahedral, adjective

Word Origin for trisoctahedron

C19: from Greek tris three times + octahedron
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