(?), n. [Gr. ; twelve + seat, bottom, base: cf. F. dodcadre.] (Geom. & Crystallog.) A solid having twelve faces.
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The regular dodecahedron is bounded by twelve equal and regular pentagons; the pyritohedron (see Pyritohedron) is related to it; the rhombic dodecahedron is bounded by twelve equal rhombic faces.
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(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. twelve + , , man, male.] (Bot.) A Linnan class of plants including all that have any number of stamens between twelve and nineteen.





(?), } a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the Dodecandria; having twelve stamens, or from twelve to nineteen.
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