What is the difference between octagonal and octagon?

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Octagonal is a related term of octagon.


In context|geometry|lang=en terms the difference between octagonal and octagon

is that octagonal is (geometry) shaped like an octagon, in having eight sides and eight angles while octagon is (geometry) a polygon with eight sides and eight angles.

As a adjective octagonal

is (geometry) shaped like an octagon, in having eight sides and eight angles.

As a noun octagon is

(geometry) a polygon with eight sides and eight angles.

octagonal

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Adjective

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  • (geometry) Shaped like an octagon, in having eight sides and eight angles.
  • See also

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    octagon

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (geometry) A polygon with eight sides and eight angles.
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