dodecaedron

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

dodecaedron

  1. Alternative spelling of dodecahedron

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δωδεκάεδρον (dōdekáedron).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dodecaēdron n (genitive dodecaēdrī); second declension

  1. dodecahedron
    • 1611, Johannes Kepler, Strena seu De Niva Sexangula, p. 23:
      Vidi enim Dresdae in aede Regia cui Stabulo nomen, exornatum abacum aere argentoso, ex quo quasi efflorescebat dodecaedron avellanae parvae magnitudine, dimidia parte extans.
      Indeed I saw in the Royal Palace in Dresden, called Stabulo, a wall panel equipped with silver ore, from which was blooming a dodecahedron with the size of a small hazelnut, projecting halfway.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dodecaēdron dodecaēdra
Genitive dodecaēdrī dodecaēdrōrum
Dative dodecaēdrō dodecaēdrīs
Accusative dodecaēdron dodecaēdra
Ablative dodecaēdrō dodecaēdrīs
Vocative dodecaēdron dodecaēdra