Definition of binomial :
1. An expression consisting of two terms connected by the sign plus (+) or minus (-); as, a + b, or 7 - 3.
2. Consisting of two terms; pertaining to binomials; as, a binomial root.
3. Having two names; - used of the system by which every animal and plant receives two names, the one indicating the genus, the other the species, to which it belongs.
- What universal binomial denominations would be his as entity and nonentity? - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
- Then came a group of girl students, all very much alike, all full of cocoa and the binomial theorem; while the rest of the audience was made up of typists, clerks, civil servants, copper- workers, palmists, nurses, Americans and poets, all lending their ears to the speaker's words as in the Zoological Gardens elephants, swaying gently, offer their trunks for buns. - "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
- Bushido had a standard of its own and it was binomial. - "Bushido, the Soul of Japan", Inazo NitobÃ©.