Cartesian

adjective
Car·te·sian | \kär-ˈtē-zhən \

Definition of Cartesian 

: of or relating to René Descartes or his philosophy

Other Words from Cartesian

Cartesian noun
Cartesianism \-zhə-ˌni-zəm \ noun

First Known Use of Cartesian

1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cartesian

New Latin cartesianus, from Cartesius Descartes

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