# Peano arithmetic

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

After Italian mathematician Giuseppe Peano (1858–1932).

### Noun[edit]

**Peano arithmetic** (*uncountable*)

- (logic) A set of axioms of first-order logic for the natural numbers specifying the operations of zero, successor, addition and multiplication, including a first-order schema of induction.