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abelian

adjective, abe·li·an often capitalized \ə-ˈbē-lē-ən\

Definition of ABELIAN

:  commutative 2 <abelian group> <abelian ring>

Origin of ABELIAN

Niels Abel †1829 Norwegian mathematician
First Known Use: 1847

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