# Definition of 'polynomial'

adjective

noun

2.

a.

b. Also called: multinomial

any mathematical expression consisting of the sum of a number of terms

3. biology

a taxonomic name consisting of more than two terms, such as Parus major minor in which minor designates the subspecies

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noun

1.

an expression or name consisting of more than two terms

; specif.,a. Algebra

a linear combination of products of integral powers of a given set of variables, with constant coefficients (Ex.: x3 + 3x + 2 or x2 - 2xy + y2)

adjective

2.

consisting of or characterized by polynomials

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