polyomino

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polyomino

(ˌpɒlɪˈɒmɪnəʊ)
n, pl -noes
(Mathematics) geometry a polygon made from joining identical squares at their edges
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Polyominoes are classified according to how many cells they have: monomino, domino, tromino, etc.
Pick up 1 tile, which we will call a monomino. You will combine tiles using this rule: Each tile must share at least one complete side with the side of another tile.
It uses a 14x14 square-grid board, with each player having a coloured set of all the polyominoes from monomino up to the pentominoes.