Latin square

noun

Definition of Latin square

: a square array which contains n different elements with each element occurring n times but with no element occurring twice in the same column or row and which is used especially in the statistical design of experiments (as in agriculture)

First Known Use of Latin square

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Latin square.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Latin%20square. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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