monogon etymology

English word monogon comes from English -gon, English mono- (One.)

Detailed word origin of monogon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-gon English (eng) (geometry) Forms the names of plane figures containing a given number of angles, and thus bounded by that number of line segments (polygons). If the number is large enough, it can be attached directly to an English numeral with a hyphen.
mono- English (eng) One.
monogon English (eng) (geometry) A one-dimensional object comprising one vertex and one (not necessarily straight) edge both of whose ends are that vertex.. (geometry) A two-dimensional object comprising one vertex, one edge both of whose ends are that vertex, and one face filling in the hollow formed by that edge.. (optics) A single-faceted reflector.

Words with the same origin as monogon

Descendants of -gon
Lemoine hexagon Tucker hexagon apeirogon bigon decagon digon dodecagon fourgon googolgon hectagon hexagon icosihenagon isogon megagon monogonal myriagon nonagon orthogon orthogonal tetragon undecagon zerogon zonogon zonogonal
Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monodactyl monofilament monofunctional monogamous monogram monoid monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate monoxide