-gon

-gon

a combining form meaning “angled,” “angular,” used in the formation of compound words: polygon; pentagon.
Compare gonio-.


Origin:
< Greek -gōnos, derivative of gōnía angle, akin to góny knee

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-gon
 
n combining form
indicating a figure having a specified number of angles: pentagon
 
[from Greek -gōnon, from gōnia angle]

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