spherical polygon

noun

Definition of spherical polygon

: a figure analogous to a plane polygon that is formed on a sphere by arcs of great circles

First Known Use of spherical polygon

circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spherical polygon was circa 1825

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“Spherical polygon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spherical%20polygon. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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