Hexahedra
Hexahedron Hex`a*he"dron, n.; pl. E. {Hexahedrons}, L. {Hexahedra}. [Hexa- + Gr. ? seat, base, fr. ? to sit: cf. F. hexa[`e]dre.] (Geom.) A solid body of six sides or faces. [1913 Webster]

{Regular hexahedron}, a hexagon having six equal squares for its sides; a cube. [1913 Webster]


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