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Meaning of TRIGON

Pronunciation:  'trIgân

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a three-sided polygon

TRIGON is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: triangle, trilateral
 See Also: acute triangle, acute-angled triangle, cuneus, equiangular triangle, equilateral triangle, isosceles triangle, oblique triangle, obtuse triangle, obtuse-angled triangle, polygon, polygonal shape, right triangle, right-angled triangle, scalene triangle, wedge, wedge shape



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tri"gon\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    The cutting region of the crown of an upper molar, usually
    the anterior part. That of a lower molar is the
  2. \Tri"gon\, n. [L. trigonum, Gr. ?; ? (see {Tri-}) + ? a
    corner, angle: cf. F. trigone.]
    1. A figure having three angles; a triangle.
    2. (Astrol.)
       (a) A division consisting of three signs.
       (b) Trine, an aspect of two planets distant 120 degrees
           from each other. --Hutton.
    3. (Gr. & Rom. Antiq.)
       (a) A kind of triangular lyre or harp.
       (b) A kind of game at ball played by three persons
           standing at the angular points of a triangle.