Abelian

[ uh-bee-lee-uh n, uh-beel-yuh n ]
/ əˈbi li ən, əˈbil yən /

adjective Mathematics.

of or relating to Niels Henrik Abel or his theorems.
pertaining to an algebraic system in which an operation is commutative: an Abelian group.
pertaining to such an operation.

Origin of Abelian

First recorded in 1905–10; Abel + -ian
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