icositetrahedron

icositetrahedron

[ahy-koh-si-te-truh-hee-druhn, ahy-kos-uh-]
noun, plural icositetrahedrons, icositetrahedra [ahy-koh-si-te-truh-hee-druh, ahy-kos-uh-] .
a solid figure having 24 faces.

Origin:
1825–35; < Greek eikosi- (combining form of eíkosi twenty) + tetrahedron

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icositetrahedron (ˌaɪkəsɪˌtɛtrəˈhiːdrən)
 
n , pl -drons, -dra
a solid figure having 24 trapezoid faces, as occurring in some crystals

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