# Definition:Catalan Polyhedron

## Definition

A Catalan polyhedron is a dual polyhedron of an Archimedean polyhedron.

The vertices of the Catalan polyhedra are regular, and the faces are all congruent.

## Also known as

The Catalan polyhedra are also known as the dual Archimedean polyhedra.

Many sources refer to them as Catalan solids, but it is the general policy of $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$ not to refer to polyhedra as solids, as this is technically a misnomer.

## Source of Name

This entry was named for Eugène Charles Catalan.