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Legendre

[ luh-zhahn-der, -zhahnd; French luh-zhahn-druh ]
/ ləˈʒɑn dər, -ˈʒɑnd; French ləˈʒɑ̃ drə /
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noun

A·dri·en Ma·rie [a-dree-an ma-ree], /a driˈɛ̃ maˈri/, 1752–1833, French mathematician.

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Legendre
/ (French ləʒɑ̃drə) /

noun

Adrien Marie (adriɛ̃ mari). 1752–1833, French mathematician, noted for his work on the theory of numbers, the theory of elliptical functions, and the method of least squares
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