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tetragon

[te-truh-gon, -guh n] /ˈtɛ trəˌgɒn, -gən/
noun
1.
a polygon having four angles or sides; a quadrangle or quadrilateral.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Greek tetrágōnon. See tetra-, -gon
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  • The unit cell of indium's crystal structure is an unusual face-centered tetragon.
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tetragon

/ˈtɛtrəˌɡɒn/
noun
1.
a less common name for quadrilateral (sense 2)
Word Origin
C17: from Greek tetragōnon; see tetra-, -gon
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