-gon

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From Ancient Greek γωνία ‎(gōnía, corner, angle), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu ‎(knee).

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-gon

  1. (geometry) Forms the names of plane figures containing a given number of angles, and thus bounded by that number of line segments (polygons). If the number is large enough, it can be attached directly to an English numeral with a hyphen.
    A pentagon.
    A 17-gon.

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-gon

  1. day
    ingodwaasogonsix days