Tetragon meaning

tĕtrə-gŏn
A plane figure with four angles and four sides; quadrangle.
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A polygon with four sides and four angles; a quadrilateral.
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An aspect of two planets with regard to the Earth when they are distant from each other ninety degrees, or a quarter-circle.

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(geometry, rare) A quadrilateral.
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Origin of tetragon

  • Late Latin tetragōnum from Greek tetragōnon square from neuter of Greek tetragōnos having four angles tetra- tetra- -gōnos angled –gon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition