# Octogon vs. Octagon: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 25, 2023
"Octogon" is an incorrect spelling; "Octagon" is the correct form, referring to a shape with eight sides and angles.

## Which is correct: Octogon or Octagon

How to spell Octagon?

## Key Differences

Remember "Octa-" for eight, as in "Octave" with eight notes.
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Octagons have angles; both "Octagon" and "angle" have the letter “a”.
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Associate "Octagon" with "pentagon"; both have "-gon" at the end.
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Think of the "stop" sign, which is an octagon, and both have “a” in them.
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Recall the mathematical "-gon" suffix for polygons like hexagon, heptagon, and octagon.
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## Octogon and Octagon Definitions

#### Octogon

Octogon is an incorrect spelling of Octagon.
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#### Octagon

Octagon refers to any eight-sided figure or object.
He designed an octagon garden.
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#### Octagon

Octagon is a polygon comprised of eight line segments.
The room was in the form of an octagon.
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#### Octagon

Octagon, in architecture, is an area or space with eight walls.
The octagon tower stood tall.
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#### Octagon

Octagon is a geometric shape with eight straight sides and angles.
The stop sign is shaped like an octagon.
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#### Octagon

Octagon is a flat shape having eight straight edges.
Kids learned about the octagon in geometry class.
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#### Octagon

A polygon with eight sides and eight angles.
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#### Octagon

A polygon with eight sides and eight angles.
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#### Octagon

(martial arts) Often in the form Octagon: the arena for mixed martial arts.
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#### Octagon

A plane figure of eight sides and eight angles.
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#### Octagon

Any structure (as a fortification) or place with eight sides or angles.
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#### Octagon

An eight-sided polygon
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## FAQs

#### Which vowel is used before Octagon?

The vowel "a" is used before Octagon.
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#### What is the verb form of Octagon?

There isn't a specific verb form for "Octagon".
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#### What is the pronunciation of Octagon?

It's pronounced as AHK-tuh-gon.
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#### What is the root word of Octagon?

The root is Greek, with "octa-" meaning eight and "-gon" indicating shape.
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Octagon.
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#### Why is it called Octagon?

It's called "Octagon" because "octa-" means eight, referring to its eight sides.
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#### Which preposition is used with Octagon?

Commonly used prepositions are "in" (as in "in the shape of an octagon") or "of" (as in "octagon of glass").
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#### Which conjunction is used with Octagon?

Any conjunction can be used depending on the context.
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No, Octagon is not an adverb.
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#### Is Octagon a negative or positive word?

Neutral; it simply denotes a shape.
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Octagons.
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#### Is Octagon a vowel or consonant?

Octagon is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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Yes, it is.
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No, it's a noun.
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#### Which article is used with Octagon?

Both "a" and "the" can be used with Octagon, depending on context.
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No, it's not.
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Three syllables.
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#### What is a stressed syllable in Octagon?

The first syllable, "Oc".
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#### What is another term for Octagon?

Eight-sided polygon.
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Oc-ta-gon.
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#### What is the second form of Octagon?

Not applicable, as it's a noun.
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#### Is Octagon an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun.
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#### Is the Octagon term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but it can be used metaphorically.
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It's a noun.
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#### Is Octagon a noun or adjective?

Octagon is a noun.
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#### How is Octagon used in a sentence?

"The building was designed with an octagon-shaped central hall."
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#### What is the opposite of Octagon?

There isn't a direct opposite, but it could be contrasted with shapes of different sides, like triangle or square.
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#### Which determiner is used with Octagon?

"This", "that", "these", or "those" can be used depending on context.
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#### What is the first form of Octagon?

Octagon is a noun and doesn't have verb forms.
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#### What is the third form of Octagon?

Not applicable, as it's a noun.
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