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tet·ra·gon

 (tĕt′rə-gŏn′)
n.
A polygon with four sides and four angles; a quadrilateral.

[Late Latin tetragōnum, from Greek tetragōnon, square, from neuter of Greek tetragōnos, having four angles : tetra-, tetra- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.]

te·trag′o·nal (tĕ-trăg′ə-nəl) adj.
te·trag′o·nal·ly adv.

tetragon

(ˈtɛtrəˌɡɒn)
n
(Mathematics) a less common name for quadrilateral2
[C17: from Greek tetragōnon; see tetra-, -gon]

tet•ra•gon

(ˈtɛ trəˌgɒn)

n.
a polygon having four angles or sides; a quadrangle or quadrilateral.
[1620–30; < Greek tetrágōnon]
te•trag′o•nal (-ˈtræg ə nl) adj.
te•trag′o•nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tetragon - a four-sided polygontetragon - a four-sided polygon      
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
parallelogram - a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
trapezium - a quadrilateral with no parallel sides
trapezoid - a quadrilateral with two parallel sides
Translations

tetragon

[ˈtetrəgən] Ntetrágono m
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