noun (used with a plural verb) Mathematics.
a collection of axioms concerning the properties of the set of all positive integers, including the principle of mathematical induction.
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See also principle of mathematical induction.
Origin of Peano's postulates
named after G. Peano
Also called Peano's axioms.
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/ (pɪˈɑːnəʊz) /
a set of axioms that yield the arithmetic of the natural numbers
Word Origin for Peano's axioms
named after Giuseppe Peano (1858–1932), Italian mathematician
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