Definition of Diophantus in English:

Diophantus

Pronunciation /ˌdīəˈfan(t)əs/ /ˌdaɪəˈfæn(t)əs/

proper noun

  • (fl.c.AD 250), Greek mathematician. He was the first to attempt an algebraical notation, showing in Arithmetica how to solve simple and quadratic equations.