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noun poly·no·mi·al \ˌpä-lə-ˈnō-mē-əl\

Definition of POLYNOMIAL

:  a mathematical expression of one or more algebraic terms each of which consists of a constant multiplied by one or more variables raised to a nonnegative integral power (as a + bx + cx2)
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Origin of POLYNOMIAL

poly- + -nomial (as in binomial)
First Known Use: 1674

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adjective

Definition of POLYNOMIAL

:  relating to, composed of, or expressed as one or more polynomials <polynomial functions> <polynomial equations>

First Known Use of POLYNOMIAL

circa 1704

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