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Hexagon

Meaning

Any six-sided Polygon.

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Etymology

From Greek hexa-, 'six' + -gon, 'angle,' meaning a figure with 'six angles'

Greek -gon derives from Indo-European genu-, 'knee, angle.'

Related mathematical terms

  • For terms related to -gon, see: -gon, Polygon, Pentagon, Octagon, Diagonal, Orthogonal, Trigonometry

Other related words

Hexapods are creatures with six legs, including insects.