One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for hendecagon
- ‘These various polygon shapes consist of, but are not limited to, triangles, squares, pentagons, hexagons, heptagons, octagons, nonagons, decagons, undecagons, and dodecagons.’
- ‘How many diagonals are needed to divide a heptagon, a nonagon, and an undecagon into triangles?’
Early 18th century: formed irregularly from Latin undecim ‘eleven’, on the pattern of decagon.
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