[hek-suh-gon, -guh n]
- a polygon having six angles and six sides.
Origin of hexagon
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- a polygon having six sides
Word Origin and History for hexagon
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A polygon having six sides.
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A polygon having six sides.
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