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dodecahedron


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dodecahedron  \Do*dec`a*he"dron\,  n.  [Gr.  ?;  ?  twelve  +  ?  seat, 
  bottom,  base:  cf  F.  dod['e]ca[`e]dre.]  (Geom.  &  Crystallog.) 
  A  solid  having  twelve  faces. 
 
  Note:  The  regular  dodecahedron  is  bounded  by  twelve  equal  and 
  regular  pentagons;  the  pyritohedron  (see 
  {Pyritohedron})  is  related  to  it  the  rhombic 
  dodecahedron  is  bounded  by  twelve  equal  rhombic  faces. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dodecahedron 
  n  :  any  polyhedron  having  twelve  plane  faces 




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