Simple Definition of trigonometry
: a branch of mathematics that deals with relationships between the sides and angles of triangles
Full Definition of trigonometry
: the study of the properties of triangles and trigonometric functions and of their applications
Origin of trigonometry
New Latin trigonometria, from Greek trigōnon + -metria -metry
First Known Use: 1614
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