Definition of polynomial
(Entry 1 of 2)
: 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})
polynomial
adjectiveDefinition of polynomial (Entry 2 of 2)
: relating to, composed of, or expressed as one or more polynomials
polynomial functions polynomial equations
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The first known use of polynomial was in 1674
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