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Hi Sarah, You might be interested in the book "The Words of Mathematics : An Etymological Dictionary of Mathematical Terms Used in English" by Steven Schwartzman. Here is this book in Amazon's website: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0883855119/themathforum/ Also, the following pages might interest you: Naming Polygons and Polyhedra http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.polygon.names.html Origin of the Word Pyramid http://mathforum.org/dr.math/problems/karen.7.05.99.html Let us know if these pages were helpful to you. -Roya Salehi, for the T2T service
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