noun cu·mu·lant \ˈkyümyələnt, ÷-mə-\

Definition of cumulant



  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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a trip made at another's expense

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