scalene

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Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

Example of a scalene triangle.

scalene (not comparable)

  1. (geometry, of a triangle) Having each of its three sides of a different length.
  2. (anatomy) Obliquely situated and unequal-sided.

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scalene (plural scalenes)

  1. (anatomy) A scalene muscle.
  2. (geometry) A scalene triangle.

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Adjective[edit]

scalene

  1. Feminine plural form of scaleno