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Meaning & History

From the Greek name Ευκλειδης (Eukleides), derived from Greek ευ (eu) "good" and κλεος (kleos) "glory" with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician from Alexandria who made numerous contributions to geometry.
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anglicizations, fame, history, light, math, scientists, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute