euclidean

adjective, often capitalized
eu·​clid·​e·​an | \ yü-ˈkli-dē-ən How to pronounce euclidean (audio) \
variants: or less commonly euclidian

Definition of euclidean

: of, relating to, or based on the geometry of Euclid or a geometry with similar axioms

First Known Use of euclidean

1660, in the meaning defined above

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“Euclidean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euclidean. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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