a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an Abelian group then ab = ba
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- abelard, peter,
- abell-kendall method,
Word Origin for Abelian group
C19: named after Niels Henrik Abel (1802–29), Norwegian mathematician
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