polyhedron

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek πολύεδρον(polúedron), from πολύς(polús, many) + ἕδρα(hédra, seat); compare French polyèdre.

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polyhedron ‎(plural polyhedra or polyhedrons)

  1. (geometry) A solid figure with many flat faces and straight edges.
  2. (optics) A polyscope, or multiplying glass.

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See also Wikisaurus:polyhedron

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