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dodecagon

do·dec·a·gon

 (dō-dĕk′ə-gŏn′)
n.
A polygon with 12 sides and 12 angles.

[Greek dōdekagōnon : dōdeka, twelve (duo, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + deka, ten; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots) + -gōnon, -gon.]

do′de·cag′o·nal (dō′dĕ-kăg′ə-nəl) adj.

dodecagon

(dəʊˈdɛkəˌɡɒn)
n
a polygon having twelve sides
dodecagonal adj

do•dec•a•gon

(doʊˈdɛk əˌgɒn, -gən)

n.
a polygon having 12 angles and 12 sides.
[1650–60]
do`de•cag′o•nal (-ˈkæg ə nl) adj.

do·dec·a·gon

(dō-dĕk′ə-gŏn′)
A polygon having 12 sides.
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Noun1.dodecagon - a twelve-sided polygon
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
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