tetragonal

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

Definition of tetragonal

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

tetragonally

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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


First Known Use: 1868


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