combining form (plural -hedra or -hedrons) in nouns denoting geometrical solids having a specified number of plane faces: decahedron.
↘denoting geometrical solids having faces of a specified shape: rhombohedron.
-hedral combining form.
from Gk hedra 'seat, base'.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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