Gon is defined as that a shape has a specific number of angles.
An example of the gon suffix is a five-sided shape; a pentagon.
a figure having (a specified number of) angles: pentagon
Origin of -gonClassical Greek -g?non from g?nia, an angle: see knee
Variant of gono-
A figure having a specified kind or number of angles: isogon.
Origin of -gonLatin -gōnum from Greek -gōnon from neuter of -gōnos angled from gōniā angle ; see genu-1 in Indo-European roots.
- (US, dialectal) Present participle of go.
- I'm gon be there around four.
- (rail transport) Abbreviation of gondola car.
OriginSee also: gọn