polygonometry etymology

English word polygonometry comes from English polygon, English -metry (Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.)

Detailed word origin of polygonometry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
polygon English (eng) (geometry) A plane figure bounded by edges that are all straight lines.. (geometry) Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.. (geometry) The boundary of such a figure.. (geometry, more generally) A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.
-metry English (eng) Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.
polygonometry English (eng) The mensuration of polygons.

Words with the same origin as polygonometry

Descendants of polygon
figurate
Descendants of -metry
absorptiometry acidimetry anemometry archeometry bathymetry coulometry ergometry fluviometry heliometry isometry micrometry optometrist optometry phallometry photometry pneumatometry psychometry psychrometry scientometrist somatometry spectrometry stichometry telemetric telemetry zoometry