This stop sign is a hexagon.

The definition of a hexagon is a figure with six sides.

A stop sign with six sides is an example of a hexagon.

## hexagon

a plane figure with six angles and six sides

Origin of hexagon

Classical Latin*hexagonum*; from Classical Greek

*hexag?non*, hexagon, neuter of

*hexag?nos*, six-cornered ; from

*hex*, six +

*g?nia*, a corner, angle: see knee

## hexagon

noun

A polygon with six sides and six angles.

Origin of hexagon

Latin*hexag&omacron;num*, from Greek

*hexag&omacron;nos*,

*having six angles*:

*hexa-*,

*hexa-*+

*-g&omacron;nos*,

*angled*; see

**–gon**.

**hexagon**