poly·no·mi·al
ˌpä-lə-ˈnō-mē-əl

**:**a mathematical expression of one or more algebraic terms each of which consists of a constant multiplied by one or more variables raised to a nonnegative integral power (such as

*a*+

*bx*+

*cx*)

^{2}**:**relating to, composed of, or expressed as one or more polynomials

polynomial functions

polynomial equations

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