Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A polygon with six sides and six angles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In geometry, a figure of six sides and six angles. If it be plane and the sides and angles are equal, it is a regular hexagon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Geom.) A plane figure of six angles.
  • noun a hexagon in which the angles are all equal, and the sides are also all equal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A polygon with six sides and six angles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a six-sided polygon

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin hexagōnum, from Greek hexagōnos, having six angles : hexa-, hexa- + -gōnos, angled; see –gon.]

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hexa- + -gon

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