Definition:Catalan Polyhedron

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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

A Catalan polyhedron is also known as a dual Archimedean polyhedron.

Many sources refer to it as a Catalan solid, 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.

Also see

Source of Name

This entry was named for Eugène Charles Catalan.