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  • noun Plural form of tetragon.


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  • One can discover in the idea of extension, for example, ˜infinite numbers of intelligible triangles, tetragons, pentagons, and other such figures,™ as well as an infinite number of truths that can be demonstrated of them (ibid.).

    Malebranche's Theory of Ideas and Vision in God Nolan, Lawrence 2008

  • Lastly I woondered what foundation and arches were able to vphold so monstrous a weight, whether the pyllars were hexagons or tetragons, and what varietie of columnes, and what number might serue, and after what sorte proportionately disposed and set.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame Francesco Colonna


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