gnomon

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gnomon, from Ancient Greek γνώμων (gnṓmōn, indicator), related to γιγνώσκω (gignṓskō, I know) and γνῶσις (gnôsis, 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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Noun[edit]

gnomon

  1. accusative singular of gnomo

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gnomon, from Ancient Greek γνώμων (gnṓmōn, indicator)

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gnomon

  1. gnomon

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gnomon m inan

  1. gnomon

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  • gnomon in Polish dictionaries at PWN