spherical polygon


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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 18 Jun. 2024.

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