Definition of polygonboden in English:

polygonboden

(also polygenboden)

noun

Physical Geography
  • Treated as plural. Polygons of patterned ground.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From German Polygonboden, lit. ‘polygon ground’ (1902 or earlier in the source reviewed in quot. 1902; from Polygon + Boden, after Swedish rutmark chequered ground).

Pronunciation

polygonboden

/ˈpɒlɪɡənˌbəʊdən/