hexagon

[ hek-suh-gon, -guhn ]
/ ˈhɛk səˌgɒn, -gən /

noun

a polygon having six angles and six sides.

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Origin of hexagon

From the Greek word hexágōnon, dating back to 1560–70. See hexa-, -gon
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British Dictionary definitions for hexagon

hexagon
/ (ˈhɛksəɡən) /

noun

a polygon having six sides
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Scientific definitions for hexagon

hexagon
[ hĕksə-gŏn′ ]

A polygon having six sides.
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Cultural definitions for hexagon

hexagon

A polygon having six sides.

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