cyclotomic

adjective
cy·​clo·​tom·​ic | \ ˌsī-klə-ˈtä-mik \

Definition of cyclotomic

: relating to, being, or containing a polynomial of the form xp−1 + xp−2 + … + x + 1 where p is a prime number

First Known Use of cyclotomic

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclotomic

cyclotomy mathematical theory of the division of the circle into equal parts, from cycl- + -tomy

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