abelian

adjective, often capitalized
abe·li·an | \ə-ˈbē-lē-ən \

Definition of abelian 

: commutative sense 2 abelian group abelian ring

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Microsoft is trying to chase a new quantum computer based on a new topography and a yet-undiscovered particle called non-abelian anyons. Agam Shah, PCWorld, "China adds a quantum computer to high-performance computing arsenal," 4 May 2017

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First Known Use of abelian

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abelian

Niels Abel †1829 Norwegian mathematician

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