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Latin calculus (pebble or stone used for counting), diminutive of calx (limestone) + -ulus.

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Calculus

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countable and uncountable; plural calculi or calculuses

Calculus (countable and uncountable; plural calculi or calculuses)
  1. (dated, countable) calculation, computation
  2. (countable, mathematics) Any formal system in which symbolic expressions are manipulated according to fixed rules.
    lambda calculus
    predicate calculus
  3. (uncountable, mathematics) Differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject; analysis.
  4. (countable, medicine) A stony concretion that forms in a bodily organ.
    renal calculus ( = kidney stone)
  5. (uncountable, dentistry) Deposits of calcium phosphate salts on teeth.
  6. (countable) A decision-making method, especially one appropriate for a specialised realm.
    • 2008 Dec 16, “Cameron calls for bankers’ ‘day of reckoning’”, Financial Times:
      The Tory leader refused to state how many financiers he thought should end up in jail, saying: “There is not some simple calculus.</span>"

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Diminutive from calx (limestone, game counter) +‎ -ulus.

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calculus (genitive calculī); m, second declension

  1. pebble, stone

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Patrono:La-decl-2nd

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