One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dodecahedron which has twelve pentagonal faces but is not a regular dodecahedron; a solid figure or structure of this form.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1823–1911), mineralogist. From pentagon + dodecahedron.
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