Euclidean etymology

English word Euclidean comes from English plane geometry

Detailed word origin of Euclidean

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
plane geometry English (eng) The study of figures having parts that lie in a singular plane.
Euclidean English (eng) (geometry) Adhering to the principles of traditional geometry, in which parallel lines are equidistant.. Of or relating to Euclid's Elements, especially to Euclidean geometry.

Words with the same origin as Euclidean

Descendants of plane geometry
Euclidean algorithm Euclidean relation non-Euclidean geometry