spherical triangle

noun

Definition of spherical triangle

: a spherical polygon of three sides

First Known Use of spherical triangle

1585, in the meaning defined above

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“Spherical triangle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spherical%20triangle. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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