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octagon

oc·ta·gon

octagon

 
pronunciation:
ak t gan
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part of speech: noun
definition: a flat closed figure with eight straight sides.
In North America, stop signs are in the shape of an octagon.
 
derivations: octagonal (adj.), octagonally (adv.)
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