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Abelian group

/əˈbiːlɪən/
noun
1.
a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an Abelian group then ab = ba
Word Origin
C19: named after Niels Henrik Abel (1802–29), Norwegian mathematician
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abelian group also Abelian group
  (ə-bē'lē-ən)   
See commutative group.
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