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If we *really* wanted to bikeshed on the name, back in 1991 Kahan wrote:

> Perhaps the last problem is the hardest: choosing the program's name. Ideally it should need no explanation, but a limitation upon its length may preclude that. Although "CBRT" has seen use, I prefer "QBRT" in order that the prefix "C" may be reserved for use with complex-valued functions.

Source: https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/~pbarfuss/qbrt.pdf

But that was 30 years ago, and I think the "CBRT"-shaped ship has long since sailed.
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