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monomial

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noun mo·no·mi·al \mä-ˈnō-mē-əl, mə-\

Definition of monomial

  1. 1 :  a mathematical expression consisting of a single term

  2. 2 :  a taxonomic name consisting of a single word or term

monomial adjective


Origin of monomial

blend of mon- and -nomial (as in binomial)


First Known Use: circa 1706


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