cumulant

noun
cu·​mu·​lant | \ ˈkyümyələnt, ÷-mə- \
plural -s

Definition of cumulant

: any of the statistical coefficients that arise in the series expansion in powers of x of the logarithm of the moment-generating function

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History and Etymology for cumulant

Latin cumulant-, cumulans, present participle of cumulare to heap up

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“Cumulant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumulant. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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