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-hedron Syllabification: -hedron

Definition of -hedron in English:

combiningForm (plural -hedra or -hedrons)

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


From Greek hedra 'seat, base'.

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