dodecagon

[ doh-dek-uh-gon, -guhn ]
/ doʊˈdɛk əˌgɒn, -gən /

noun Geometry.

a polygon having 12 angles and 12 sides.

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Origin of dodecagon

First recorded in 1650–60; dodeca- + -gon

OTHER WORDS FROM dodecagon

do·de·cag·o·nal [doh-de-kag-uh-nl], /ˌdoʊ dɛˈkæg ə nl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dodecagon

dodecagon
/ (dəʊˈdɛkəˌɡɒn) /

noun

a polygon having twelve sides

Derived forms of dodecagon

dodecagonal (ˌdəʊdɛˈkæɡənəl), adjective
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