Meaning of BINOMIAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ bī-ˈnō-mē-əl ]


Etymology: New Latin binomium, from Medieval Latin, neuter of binomius having two names, alteration of Latin binominis, from bi- + nomin-, nomen name — more at name

Date: 1557

1. : a mathematical expression consisting of two terms connected by a plus sign or minus sign

2. : a biological species name consisting of two terms

• binomial adjective

• bi·no·mi·al·ly -mē-ə-lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.