[ri-kah-tee; Italian reek-kah-tee]
a differential equation, dy/dx + fy2 + gy + h = 0, where f, g, and h are functions of x.
Origin of Riccati equation
named after J. F. Riccati (1676–1754), Italian mathematician
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