gnomon

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From Latin gnomon, from Ancient Greek γνώμων (gnōmōn, indicator), related to γιγνώσκω (gignōskō, I know) and γνῶσις (gnōsis, knowledge).

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gnomon (plural gnomons)

  1. The pointer on a sundial.
  2. (geometry) A plane figure formed by removing a parallelogram from a corner of a larger parallelogram.

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gnomon

  1. accusative singular of gnomo