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Meaning of TRINOMIAL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tri*no"mi*al\, a. (Nat. Hist.)
    Consisting of, or involving the use of, three terms; as, a
    trinomial systematic name specifying the genus, species, and
    variety.
    
    
  2. \Tri*no"mi*al\, n. [Pref. tri- + -nomial as in
    binomial: cf. F. trin[^o]me.] (Math.)
    A quantity consisting of three terms, connected by the sign +
    or -; as, x + y + z, or ax + 2b - c^{2}.
    
    
  3. \Tri*no"mi*al\, a. (Math.)
    Consisting of three terms; of or pertaining to trinomials;
    as, a trinomial root.
    
    
 

 

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