# Polyhedron meaning

Hyponyms.

hyponyms

See also polyhedron.

hyponyms

A solid bounded by polygons.

noun

A solid figure with usually more than six plane surfaces.

noun

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A three-dimensional geometric figure whose sides are polygons. A tetrahedron, for example, is a polyhedron having four triangular sides. &diamf3; A

**regular polyhedron**is a polyhedron whose faces are all congruent regular polygons. The regular tetrahedron (pyramid), hexahedron (cube), octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron are the five regular polyhedrons. Regular polyhedrons are a type of Archimedean solid.A six- or more-sided object. A group of connected polygons.

## Origin of polyhedron

- From New Latin, from Ancient Greek
*Ï€Î¿Î»ÏÎµÎ´ÏÎ¿Î½*(poluedron), from*Ï€Î¿Î»ÏÏ‚*(polus, “many") +*á¼•Î´ÏÎ±*(hedra, “seat"); compare French*polyÃ¨dre*.### From Wiktionary