Meaning of ICOSAHEDRON in English

ICOSAHEDRON

[ ˌʌɪkɒsə'hi:drən , -'hɛd- ]

■ noun ( plural icosahedra or ~s ) a three-dimensional shape having twenty plane faces, in particular a regular solid figure with twelve equal triangular faces.

Derivatives

icosahedral adjective

Origin

C16: via late L. from Gk eikosaedron , neut. (used asnoun) of eikosaedros 'twenty-faced'.

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