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From Latin polygonium, from Ancient Greek πολύγονον (polugonon).
polygony (plural polygonies)
- Any plant of the genus Polygonum, especially knotgrass.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.v:
- There, whether it diuine Tobacco were, / Or Panachæa, or Polygony, / She found, and brought it to her patient deare [...].