arithmetician

arithmetician

[uh-rith-mi-tish-uhn, ar-ith-]
noun
an expert in arithmetic.

Origin:
1550–60; < Middle French arithmeticien; see arithmetic, -ian

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arithmetic (əˈrɪθmətɪk)
 
n
1.  the branch of mathematics concerned with numerical calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
2.  one or more calculations involving numerical operations
3.  knowledge of or skill in using arithmetic: his arithmetic is good
 
adj
4.  of, relating to, or using arithmetic
 
[C13: from Latin arithmētica, from Greek arithmētikē, from arithmein to count, from arithmos number]
 
arith'metically
 
adv
 
arithme'tician
 
n

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