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Diophantine equation

noun Di·o·phan·tine equation \ˌdī-ə-ˈfan-ˌtīn-, -ˈfan-tən-\

Definition of DIOPHANTINE EQUATION

:  an indeterminate polynomial equation which has integral coefficients and for which it is required to find all integral solutions
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Origin of DIOPHANTINE EQUATION

Diophantus, 3d century a.d. Greek mathematician
First Known Use: circa 1928

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