A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles

MANDELBROT

[noun]

1. Benoît B. Mandelbrot: a French American mathematician. Mandelbrot worked on a wide range of mathematical problems, including mathematical physics and quantitative finance, but is best known as the father of fractal geometry. He coined the term fractal and described the Mandelbrot set.

2. Mandelbrot set: a mathematical set of points whose boundary is a distinctive and easily recognisable two-dimensional fractal shape. Click here for an introduction.

3. a Jewish almond-flavoured bread that is eaten as a cookie.

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