# polygonhood

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**polygonhood** (*uncountable*)

- (mathematics, rare) The state of being a polygon.
- Richard R. Brockhaus (1991) Pulling up the ladder: the metaphysical roots of Wittgenstein's Tractatus, ISBN 0812691253, page 195: “However, the circle lacks an essential property of
**polygonhood**, namely having angles, and thus as a convenient fiction we refer to it as a degenerate case of a polygon.” - W.S. Anglin (1997) The Philosophy of Mathematics: the Invisible Art, ISBN 0773487069, page 11: “None the less, for any natural number n > 3, there is a form of n-hood, and a form of n-sided
**polygon-hood**. For example, when n = 4, we have the form of fourness and the form of squareness.” - Stephen Yablo (2008) Thoughts: Papers on mind, meaning and modality, ISBN 0199266468, page 267: “To the absolutionist, this can only mean that as n decreases, the property of n-sided regular
**polygonhood**puts stronger and stronger demands on those would seek to know it.”

- Richard R. Brockhaus (1991) Pulling up the ladder: the metaphysical roots of Wittgenstein's Tractatus, ISBN 0812691253, page 195: “However, the circle lacks an essential property of