-hedron

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-hedron

suff.
A crystal or geometric figure having a specified kind or number of surfaces: heptahedron.

[New Latin, from Greek -edron, from neuter of -edros, -sided, from hedrā, face; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

-hedron

n combining form
(Mathematics) indicating a geometric solid having a specified number of faces or surfaces: tetrahedron.
[from Greek -edron -sided, from hedra seat, base]
-hedral adj combining form

-hedron

a combining form used in the names of geometrical solid figures having the form or number of faces specified by the initial element: tetrahedron.
[< Greek -edron, neuter of -edros having bases, -sided, derivative of hédra seat, face of a geometrical form (compare cathedra)]