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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tesseral in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 1[edit]


tesseral (comparative more tesseral, superlative most tesseral)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, tesserae.
  2. isometric.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of tessara +‎ numeral, used in 1983 to describe such systems over various isohedral tilings of the plane.


tesseral (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Describing number systems, algebras, and algorithms over labeled hierarchical subdivisions of space.