-gon(word root) angle
Examples of words with the root -gon: pentagon
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A figure having a specified kind or number of angles: isogon.
[Latin -gōnum, from Greek -gōnon, from neuter of -gōnos, angled, from gōniā, angle; see genu- in Indo-European roots.]
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n combining form
indicating a figure having a specified number of angles: pentagon.
[from Greek -gōnon, from gōnia angle]
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a combining form used in the names of geometrical figures having the number or sort of angles specified by the initial element: isogon; polygon.
[< Greek -gōnon, n. use of neuter of -gōnos, akin to gōnía angle, góny knee]
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