The Greek mathematician Euclid.
- Euclid was a Greek mathematician known for his contributions to geometry.
An example of Euclid is the man who wrote the book Elements.
fl. 300 ; Gr. mathematician: author of a basic work in geometry
Origin of EuclidClassical Latin Euclides ; from Classical Greek Eukleidēs
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Origin of Euclidso named (after Euclid) by its surveyors
Third century BC.
Greek mathematician who applied the deductive principles of logic to geometry, thereby deriving statements from clearly defined axioms. His Elements remained influential as a geometry textbook until the 19th century.
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From Ancient Greek Εὐκλείδης (Eukleidēs).