[ non-uh-gon, -guhn ]
/ ˈnɒn əˌgɒn, -gən /
a polygon having nine angles and nine sides.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also called enneagon .
Origin of nonagon
OTHER WORDS FROM nonagonnon·ag·o·nal [non-ag-uh-nl], /nɒnˈæg ə nl/, adjective
Words nearby nonagon
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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
/ (ˈnɒnəˌɡɒn) /
a polygon having nine sidesAlso called: enneagon
Derived forms of nonagonnonagonal (nɒnˈæɡənəl), adjective
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