decahedron etymology

English word decahedron comes from English -hedron, English deca-

Detailed word origin of decahedron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-hedron English (eng) (geometry) Forms the names of solid figures bounded by a certain number of planes (polyhedra).
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
decahedron English (eng) A polyhedron with ten faces.

Words with the same origin as decahedron

Descendants of -hedron
amplituhedron apeirohedron associahedron decahedral dihedron enneahedron hemihedron hendecahedron heptahedron hexahedron holohedron orthohedron pentahedron plesiohedron rhombohedron trapezohedron trihedron
Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decacarbonyl decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decagram decahistidine decahydrate decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decare decastyle decasyllabic decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide