tetragonal


te·trag·o·nal

adjective \te-ˈtra-gə-nəl\

Definition of TETRAGONAL

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the tetragonal system
te·trag·o·nal·ly \-nəl-ē\ adverb

Origin of TETRAGONAL

Late Latin tetragonalis having four angles and four sides, from tetragonum quadrangle, from Greek tetragōnon, from neuter of tetragōnos tetragonal, from tetra- + gōnia angle — more at -gon
First Known Use: 1868

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