quattuordecangle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quattuordec- +‎ angle

Noun[edit]

quattuordecangle (plural quattuordecangles)

  1. A geometric figure with fourteen sides and fourteen corners.
    • 1841, S. J. Rigaud quoting John Collins, Correspondence of Scientific Men of the Seventeenth Century, Oxford: University Press, page 128:
      To find the side of a regular quatuordecangle inscribed in a circle.