[ uh-bee-lee-uhn, uh-beel-yuhn ]

  1. of or relating to Niels Henrik Abel or his theorems.

  2. pertaining to an algebraic system in which an operation is commutative: an Abelian group.

  1. pertaining to such an operation.

Origin of Abelian

First recorded in 1905–10; Abel + -ian

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