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Platonic solid
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noun
(1)
Any one of five solids whose faces are congruent regular polygons and whose polyhedral angles are all congruent
Wiktonary
Etymology
Named after the Greek philosopher
Plato
, who wrote about these solids in his treatise
Timaeus
.
Noun
Any one of the following five
polyhedra
: the regular
tetrahedron
, the
cube
, the regular
octahedron
, the regular
dodecahedron
and the regular
icosahedron
.
See also
Archimedean solid
Kepler solid
Wikipedia article on the Platonic solids