cumulant

noun cu·mu·lant \ˈkyümyələnt, ÷-mə-\

Definition of cumulant

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cumulant

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


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