tetragonal

adjective te·trag·o·nal \ te-ˈtra-gə-nᵊl \

Definition of tetragonal

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the tetragonal system

tetragonally

play \-nᵊl-ē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology 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


Learn More about tetragonal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tetragonal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!