Definitions for octahedronˌɒk təˈhi drən
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any polyhedron having eight plane faces
a polyhedron with eight faces; the regular octahedron has regular triangles as faces and is one of the Platonic solids.
Origin: From ὀκτώ + ἕδρα.
In geometry, an octahedron is a polyhedron with eight faces. A regular octahedron is a Platonic solid composed of eight equilateral triangles, four of which meet at each vertex. An octahedron is the three-dimensional case of the more general concept of a cross polytope.
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