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heptagon

[hep-tuh-gon, -guh n] /ˈhɛp təˌgɒn, -gən/
noun
1.
a polygon having seven angles and seven sides.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Greek heptágōnos seven-cornered. See hepta-, -gon
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  • The diagonals of heptagon, nonagon, and decagon should be drawn directly onto the worksheet.
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heptagon

/ˈhɛptəɡən/
noun
1.
a polygon having seven sides
Derived Forms
heptagonal (hɛpˈtæɡənəl) adjective
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Word Origin and History for heptagon
n.

1560s, from Middle French heptagon, from Greek heptagonon, from hepta "seven" (cognate with Latin septem, Gothic sibun, Old English seofon; see seven) + gonia "angle" (see knee (n.)). Related: Heptagonal.

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heptagon in Science
heptagon
  (hěp'tə-gŏn')   
A polygon having seven sides.
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