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hendecagon (hen-DEK-uh-gon) noun
An eleven-sided polygon.
[From Greek hendeca- (eleven), from hen, neuter of heis (one) + deka (ten) + -gon (angled), from gonia (angle).]
Another name for hendecagon is undecagon. A solid having eleven faces is called a hendecahedron or an undecahedron.
"This is an 11-sided polygon, which may also be called a hendecagon."
"The setting is decadent forests inhabited by 'truncated undecagon figures',
fragments of selves."
This week's theme: words related to the number eleven.
And Silence, like a poultice, comes / To heal the blows of sound. -Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., poet, novelist, essayist, and physician (1809-1894)
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