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cyclotomic

[ sahy-kluh-tom-ik, sik-luh- ]
/ ˌsaɪ kləˈtɒm ɪk, ˌsɪk lə- /
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adjective
of or relating to cyclotomy.
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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