a combining form meaning “eleven,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
eleven: hendecagon, hendecahedron, hendecasyllable
combining form

Greek hendeka ‘eleven’

word-forming element meaning “eleven,” from Latinized form of Greek hendeka “eleven,” from hen, neuter of eis “one” + deka “ten” (see ten).


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  • Hendecagon

    [hen-dek-uh-gon, -guh n] /hɛnˈdɛk əˌgɒn, -gən/ noun 1. a polygon having 11 angles and 11 sides. /hɛnˈdɛkəɡən/ noun 1. a polygon having 11 sides

  • Hendecahedron

    [hen-dek-uh-hee-druh n, hen-dek-] /hɛnˌdɛk əˈhi drən, ˌhɛn dɛk-/ noun, plural hendecahedrons, hendecahedra [hen-dek-uh-hee-druh, hen-dek-] /hɛnˌdɛk əˈhi drə, ˌhɛn dɛk-/ (Show IPA) 1. a solid figure having 11 faces. /ˌhɛndɛkəˈhɛdrən; -ˈhiːdrən/ noun (pl) -drons, -dra (-drə) 1. a solid figure having 11 plane faces See also polyhedron

  • Hendecasyllabic

    [hen-dek-uh-si-lab-ik, hen-dek-] /hɛnˌdɛk ə sɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌhɛn dɛk-/ adjective 1. having 11 syllables. noun 2. a .

  • Hendecasyllable

    [hen-dek-uh-sil-uh-buh l, hen-dek-uh-sil-] /hɛnˈdɛk əˌsɪl ə bəl, ˌhɛn dɛk əˈsɪl-/ noun 1. a word or line of verse of 11 syllables. /ˈhɛndɛkəˌsɪləbəl/ noun 1. (prosody) a verse line of 11 syllables

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