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Latin square
Word Origin
noun
Mathematics
.
a square array of numbers, letters, etc., in which each item appears exactly once in each row and column: used in statistical analysis.
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Origin of
Latin square
First recorded in
1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for latin square
Latin square
noun
(in statistical analysis) one of a set of square arrays of
n
rows and columns, esp as used in statistics and studied in combinatorial analysis, built up from
n
different symbols so that no symbol occurs more than once in any row or column
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