cyclotomic

cyclotomic

[sahy-kluh-tom-ik, sik-luh-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to cyclotomy.
2.
Mathematics. (of a polynomial) irreducible and of the form x p −1 + x p −2 ± … ± 1, where p is a prime number.

Origin:
1875–80; cyclotom(y) + -ic

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