Definition of octagon in English:
1A plane figure with eight straight sides and eight angles.
- You may know about a pentagon, a hexagon, or an octagon.
- You'll find that the interior angle of a regular octagon is 135 degrees.
- They considered a square, a rectangle, even an octagon.
1.1An object or building with a plan or cross section of this shape.
- The house is formed of four octagons and no rectangular shapes or flat walls.
- The octagon is formed by a kind of train-track motif that jogs around a flower-blossom design.
- Only a handful of gunsmiths have the ability to cut a tapered octagon barrel.
Late 16th century: via Latin from Greek octagōnos 'eight-angled'.
Words that rhyme with octagonBergen • Spitsbergen
Definition of octagon in:
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