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tetragon

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tetragon \Tet"ra*gon\, noun [L. tetragonum, Gr. tetra'gwnon; te'tra- (see {Tetra-}) + gwni'a corner, angle: cf. F. t['e]tragone.]

1. (Geom.) A plane figure having four sides and angles; a quadrangle, as a square, a rhombus, etc.

2. (Astrol.) An aspect of two planets with regard to the earth when they are distant from each other ninety degrees, or the fourth of a circle. --Hutton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

tetragon

noun

1: a four-sided polygon [syn: {quadrilateral}, {quadrangle}, {tetragon}]


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