pentagon

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English[edit]

A regular pentagon

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French pentagone, from Late Latin pentagonum, from Ancient Greek πεντάγωνον ‎(pentágōnon), noun use of the neuter of the adjective πεντάγωνος ‎(pentágōnos, five-angled), from πέντε ‎(pénte, five) + -γωνος ‎(-gōnos, angled).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛntəɡɒn/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɛntəɡən/
  • Hyphenation: pen‧ta‧gon
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Noun[edit]

pentagon ‎(plural pentagons)

  1. (geometry) A polygon with five sides and five angles.

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