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decagon

[dek-uh-gon, -guh n] /ˈdɛk əˌgɒn, -gən/
noun, Geometry
1.
a polygon having ten angles and ten sides.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Medieval Latin decagōnum. See deca-, -gon
Related forms
decagonal
[duh-kag-uh-nl] /dəˈkæg ə nl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • The diagonals of heptagon, nonagon, and decagon should be drawn directly onto the worksheet.
British Dictionary definitions for decagon

decagon

/ˈdɛkəˌɡɒn/
noun
1.
a polygon having ten sides
Derived Forms
decagonal (dɪˈkæɡənəl) adjective
decagonally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for decagon
n.

early 17c., from Modern Latin decagonum, from Greek dekagonon, from deka "ten" (see ten) + gonia "corner, angle" (see knee (n.)).

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decagon in Science
decagon
  (děk'ə-gŏn')   
A polygon having ten sides.
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