scalene


sca·lene

adjective \ˈskā-ˌlēn, skā-ˈ\

Definition of SCALENE

of a triangle
:  having the three sides of unequal length — see triangle illustration

Origin of SCALENE

Late Latin scalenus, from Greek skalēnos, literally, uneven; perhaps akin to Greek skolios crooked, skelos leg — more at isosceles
First Known Use: 1734

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