Regular hexagon
Hexagon Hex"a*gon, n. [L. hexagonum, Gr. ? six-cornered; "e`x six (akin to E. six) + ? angle.] (Geom.) A plane figure of six angles. [1913 Webster]

{Regular hexagon}, a hexagon in which the angles are all equal, and the sides are also all equal. [1913 Webster]


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