hypocycloid

noun hy·po·cy·cloid \ ˌhī-pō-ˈsī-ˌklȯid \

Definition of hypocycloid

:a curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle rolling internally on the circumference of a fixed circle

First Known Use of hypocycloid

1843


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