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polygonum

See also: Polygonum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Greek a kind of plant; many + the knee, a joint of a plant. So called in allusion to the numerous joints

NounEdit

polygonum (plural polygonums)

  1. (botany) Any of many plants, of the family Polygonaceae, embracing a large number of species, including bistort, knotweed, smartweed, etc.

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polygōnum n (genitive polygōnī); second declension

  1. (mathematics) polygon

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative polygōnum polygōna
genitive polygōnī polygōnōrum
dative polygōnō polygōnīs
accusative polygōnum polygōna
ablative polygōnō polygōnīs
vocative polygōnum polygōna