nonagon

[ non-uh-gon, -guhn ]
/ ˈnɒn əˌgɒn, -gən /

noun

a polygon having nine angles and nine sides.

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Also called enneagon .

Origin of nonagon

1680–90; <Latin nōn(us) ninth + -a- (extracted from pentagon, hexagon, etc.) + -gon

OTHER WORDS FROM nonagon

non·ag·o·nal [non-ag-uh-nl], /nɒnˈæg ə nl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for nonagon

  • There is said to be only one triangle, only one nonagon, and only one of diamond shape in all the forty thousand.

    One Irish Summer|William Eleroy Curtis

British Dictionary definitions for nonagon

nonagon
/ (ˈnɒnəˌɡɒn) /

noun

a polygon having nine sidesAlso called: enneagon

Derived forms of nonagon

nonagonal (nɒnˈæɡənəl), adjective
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