Meaning of POLYGON in English

POLYGON

n.

Pronunciation: ' pä-l ē - ˌ gän

Function: noun

Etymology: Late Latin polygonum, from Greek polyg ō non, from neuter of polyg ō nos polygonal, from poly- + g ō nia angle ― more at -GON

Date: 1571

1 : a closed plane figure bounded by straight lines

2 : a closed figure on a sphere bounded by arcs of great circles

– po · lyg · o · nal \ p ə - ' li-g ə -n ə l \ adjective

– po · lyg · o · nal · ly \ -n ə l- ē \ adverb

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