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Meaning of TETRAGON

Pronunciation:  'tetru`gân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a four-sided polygon
 

TETRAGON is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: quadrangle, quadrilateral
 
 See Also: parallelogram, polygon, polygonal shape, trapezium, trapezoid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tet"ra*gon\, n. [L. tetragonum, Gr. tetra`gwnon;
te`tra- (see {Tetra-}) + gwni`a corner, angle: cf. F.
t['e]tragone.]
1. (Geom.) A plane figure having four sides and angles; a
   quadrangle, as a square, a rhombus, etc.

2. (Astrol.) An aspect of two planets with regard to the
   earth when they are distant from each other ninety
   degrees, or the fourth of a circle. --Hutton.

 

 

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