Tet"ra*gon (?), n. [L. tetragonum, Gr. ; (see Tetra-) + corner, angle: cf. F. t'etragone.]

1. Geom.

A plane figure having four sides and angles; a quadrangle, as a square, a rhombus, etc.

2. Astrol.

An aspect of two planets with regard to the earth when they are distant from each other ninety degrees, or the fourth of a circle.



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