minuend


min·u·end

noun \ˈmin-yə-ˌwend\

Definition of MINUEND

:  a number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted

Origin of MINUEND

Latin minuendum, neuter of minuendus, gerundive of minuere to lessen — more at minor
First Known Use: 1706

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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