multinomial

noun
mul·​ti·​no·​mi·​al | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈnō-mē-əl How to pronounce multinomial (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multinomial

: a mathematical expression that consists of the sum of several terms : polynomial

Other Words from multinomial

multinomial adjective

First Known Use of multinomial

1690, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for multinomial

multi- + -nomial (as in binomial)

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“Multinomial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multinomial. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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