variants: or gono-

Definition of gon-

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: sexual : generative : semen : seed gonocyte

Definition of -gon (Entry 2 of 2)

: figure having (so many) angles decagon

History and Etymology for gon-

Combining form

Greek, from gonos procreation, seed, from gignesthai to be born — more at kin

Noun combining form

New Latin -gonum, from Greek -gōnon, from gōnia angle; akin to Greek gony knee — more at knee entry 1

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“Gon-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gon-. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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