Dodecagon etymology


English word dodecagon comes from English -gon, English dodeca- (Twelve.)

Etymology of dodecagon

Detailed word origin of dodecagon

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-gon English (en) (geometry) Forms the names of plane figures containing a given number of angles, and thus bounded by that number of line segments (polygons). If the number is large enough, it can be attached directly to an English numeral with a hyphen.
dodeca- English (en) Twelve.
dodecagon English (en) (geometry) A polygon with twelve edges and twelve angles.

Words with the same origin as dodecagon

Descendants of -gon

apeirogon hexagon myriagon