modulo

preposition
mod·​u·​lo | \ˈmä-jə-ˌlō \

Definition of modulo 

: with respect to a modulus of 19 and 54 are congruent modulo 7

First Known Use of modulo

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for modulo

New Latin, ablative of modulus

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