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Le·gen·dre

 (lə-zhän′drə, -zhäN′-), Adrien Marie 1752-1833.
French mathematician who is best remembered for his work on number theory and elliptic integrals.

Legendre

(French ləʒɑ̃drə)
n
(Biography) Adrien Marie (adriɛ̃ mari). 1752–1833, French mathematician, noted for his work on the theory of numbers, the theory of elliptical functions, and the method of least squares

Le•gen•dre

(ləˈʒɑ̃ drə)

n.
Adrien Marie, 1752–1833, French mathematician.
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