noun Mathematics Now Rare.
the Arabic system of arithmetical notation (with the figures 1, 2, 3, etc.).
of computation with the Arabic figures, one to nine, plus the zero; arithmetic.
Origin: 1200–1250; Related forms
< Medieval Latin algorismus
< Arabic al
the + kh
(surname of a 9th-century Muslim mathematician), equivalent to khwārizm Khiva
suffix of appurtenance; replacing Middle English augrim, algrim
< Middle French
< Medieval Latin
is always a great word to know.
So is callithumpian. Does it mean: