a permutation of a set of n elements, x1, x2, …, xn, which permutes the product of all differences of the form (xi–xj), where i is less than j, into the negative of the product.
Words nearby odd permutation
Compare even permutation.
Origin of odd permutation
First recorded in 1925–30
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