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

  • n. A polygon having six sides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A polygon with six sides and six angles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plane figure of six angles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a six-sided polygon

Etymologies

Latin hexagōnum, from Greek hexagōnos, having six angles : hexa-, hexa- + -gōnos, angled; see -gon.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
hexa- + -gon (Wiktionary)

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