Hexagram

Hex"a*gram

(?), n. [Hexa- + -gram.] A figure of six lines; specif.: (a) A figure composed of two equal triangles intersecting so that each side of one triangle is parallel to a side of the other, and the six points coincide with those of a hexagon. (b) In Chinese literature, one of the sixty-four figures formed of six parallel lines (continuous or broken), forming the basis of the I Ching (Yih King), or "Book of Changes." S. W. Williams.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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