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[hek-suh-gon, -guh n] /ˈhɛk səˌgɒn, -gən/

a polygon having six angles and six sides.
a polygon having six sides

1560s, from Latin hexagonum, from Greek hexagonon, from hex “six” (see hexa-) + gonia “angle” (see knee (n.)).
A polygon having six sides.

A polygon having six sides.


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