# Trinomial meaning

The definition of a trinomial is a math equation that has three terms which are connected by plus or minus notations.

An example of trinomial is 6x squared + 3x + 5.

noun

A mathematical expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs.

noun

A mathematical expression that is the sum of three monomials, such as

*ax*^{2}+*bx*−*c.*Trinomial means the scientific name of a plant.

An example of a trinomial is a name which inclues the genus, species and the variety.

noun

Composed of three terms.

adjective

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(mathematics) Consisting of three terms.

adjective

(mathematics) An algebraic expression consisting of three terms connected by plus or minus signs, such as

*x*^{2}+ 4*x*-3.noun

Consisting of three names or terms, as a taxonomic designation.

adjective

A three-part taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, such as

*Brassica oleracea botrytis,*the cauliflower.noun

(taxonomy) The scientific name of a plant or animal taxon, consisting of three words designating in order the genus, species, and subspecies or variety.

noun

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A three-part taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, such as

*Brassica oleracea botrytis,*the cauliflower.noun

A taxonomic designation indicating genus, species, and subspecies or variety, as in

*Brassica oleracea botrytis,*the cauliflower.(algebra) An expression consisting of 3 terms.

noun

Consisting of three names or terms, as a taxonomic designation.

adjective

Consisting of three names or parts or terms.

adjective

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Of trinomials.

adjective

## Origin of trinomial

**tri–****(bi)nomial**### From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition