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[non-yoo-klid-ee-uh n] /ˌnɒn yuˈklɪd i ən/

differing from the postulates of Euclid or based upon postulates other than those of Euclid.

1874, from non- + Euclidean.
Relating to any of several modern geometries that are based on a set of postulates other than the set proposed by Euclid, especially one in which all of the postulates of Euclidean geometry hold except the parallel postulate. Compare Euclidean.


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