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English definition of “polyhedron”

polyhedron

noun [C]  /ˌpɑl·iˈhi·drən/ (plural polyhedrons or polyhedra  /ˌpɑl·iˈhi·drə/)
geometry a solid shape with four or more flat surfaces
(Definition of polyhedron noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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