[dek-uh-gon, -guh n]
- a polygon having ten angles and ten sides.
Origin of decagon
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The plan of the church was a decagon, within which six composite columns in the centre supported six semi-circular vaults.Old and New London
Decagon, dek′a-gon, n. a plane figure of ten angles and sides.
In the fourth are six triangles, in the fifth, five polygons from a pentagon to a decagon.The Montessori Method
Below the arches are the chapels which surround the decagon in symmetrical fashion.The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine
- a polygon having ten sides
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Word Origin and History for decagon
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- A polygon having ten sides.
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