Dictionary.com

perigon

[ per-i-gon ]
/ ˈpɛr ɪˌgɒn /
Save This Word!

noun
an angle of 360°.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Also called round angle.

Origin of perigon

First recorded in 1865–70; peri- + -gon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for perigon

perigon
/ (ˈpɛrɪɡən) /

noun
an angle of 360°Also called: round angle

Word Origin for perigon

C19: from peri- + Greek gonia angle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK