Definition of -hedron in English:

-hedron

Pronunciation: /ˈhiːdrən, ˈhɛd-/

combining form (plural -hedra or -hedrons)

  • 1In nouns denoting geometrical solids having a specified number of plane faces: decahedron
  • 1.1Denoting geometrical solids having faces of a specified shape: rhombohedron

Derivatives

-hedral

combining form
In corresponding adjectives.

Origin

from Greek hedra 'seat, base'.

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