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regular (left) and irregular (right) polygons


A closed plane figure bounded by three or more line segments.

[Late Latin polygōnum, from Greek polugōnon, from neuter of Greek polugōnos, polygonal : polu-, poly- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.]

po·lyg′o·nal (pə-lĭg′ə-nəl) adj.
po·lyg′o·nal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.polygonally - in a polygonal manner
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