odd permutation

noun

: a permutation that is produced by the successive application of an odd number of interchanges of pairs of elements

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of odd permutation was in 1927

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“Odd permutation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20permutation. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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