One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mathematics= "mean"; (formerly also) †the quality of being a mean (obsolete). Now historical.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin medietāt-, medietās middle point or part (Cicero: see note), intermediate state (2nd cent. a.d.), half (2nd or 3rd cent. a.d.), in post-classical Latin also in mathematical sense and in legal sense from classical Latin medius middle + -etās.
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