abelian

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

Definition of abelian

  1. :  commutative 2 abelian group abelian ring

Origin and Etymology of abelian

Niels Abel †1829 Norwegian mathematician


First Known Use: circa 1889

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