a polygon with fifteen sides
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  • Quindecagon — Quin*dec a*gon, n. [L. quindecim fifteen + Gr. ? angle.] (Geom.) A plane figure with fifteen angles, and consequently fifteen sides. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quindecagon — (v. lat. u. gr.), ein Fünfzehneck …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • quindecagon — [kwin dek′ə gän΄] n. [< L quindecim, fifteen < quinque,FIVE + decem,TEN + agon, for GON] Geom. a plane figure with fifteen angles and fifteen sides …   English World dictionary

  • quindecagon — /kwin dek euh gon /, n. Geom. a polygon having 15 angles and 15 sides. [1560 70; < L quindec(im) fifteen + agon (extracted from PENTAGON, HEXAGON, etc.)] * * * …   Universalium

  • quindecagon — quin·decagon …   English syllables

  • quindecagon — /kwɪnˈdɛkəgən/ (say kwin dekuhguhn) noun a polygon with fifteen angles and fifteen sides. {Latin quindec(im) fifteen + agon (abstracted from decagon) …   Australian English dictionary

  • quindecagon —   n. 15 sided plane figure.    ♦ quindecasyllabic, a. having 15 syllables.    ♦ quindecennial, a. pertaining to 15 years …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • quindecagon — (ˈ)kwin+ noun Etymology: Latin quindecim fifteen + English agon (as in heptagon) : a usually plane polygon with 15 angles and 15 sides …   Useful english dictionary

  • quindecagonal — adjective Shaped like a quindecagon; fifteen sided. See Also: quindecagon …   Wiktionary

  • quin|de|cem|vir — «KWIHN dih SEHM vuhr», noun, plural vi|ri « vuh ry». in ancient Rome: 1. one of a body of 15 men. 2. one of a body of 15 priests who, at the close of the republic, had charge of the Sibylline Books. ╂[< Latin quīndecemvir < quīndecim (see… …   Useful english dictionary

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