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cyclotomic

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

First recorded in 1875–80; cyclotom(y) + -ic
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