Meaning of hendecagon in English:


Pronunciation /hɛnˈdɛkəɡ(ə)n/


  • A plane figure with eleven straight sides and angles.

    ‘The regular hendecagon cannot be constructed using the classical Greek rules of geometric construction.’
    • ‘Though hendecagons are the most flexible polygons we have examined, there is a downside.’
    • ‘The hendecagons in the model are not quite regular.’
    • ‘The loonie is a seven-gram, 11-sided disk - technically a hendecagon - 26.5 millimetres in diameter and 1.75 millimetres thick.’


Early 18th century from hendeca-‘eleven’ + -gon, on the pattern of words such as polygon.