Meaning of differentiant in English:

differentiant

Pronunciation /ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃɪənt/ /ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃ(ə)nt/

noun

Mathematics
  • An invariant of a homogeneous polynomial in two variables.

    Now chiefly in historical contexts.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in James Joseph Sylvester (1814–1897), mathematician. From post-classical Latin differentiant-, present participial stem of differentiare differentiate.