scalene

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Borrowed from Late Latin scalēnus, from Ancient Greek σκᾰληνός (skalēnós, uneven, unequal).

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Example of a scalene triangle.

scalene (not comparable)

  1. (geometry, of a triangle) Having sides unequal in length.
    scalene triangle

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scalene (plural scalenes)

  1. (anatomy) Any of several muscles extending from the neck to the first and second ribs.
    Synonym: scalenus
    anterior scalene
  2. (geometry) A scalene triangle.

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scalene

  1. feminine plural of scaleno