diophantus

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Diophantus (ˌdaɪəʊˈfæntəs)
 
n
3rd century ad, Greek mathematician, noted for his treatise on the theory of numbers, Arithmetica

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diophantus

noun
Greek mathematician who was the first to try to develop an algebraic notation (3rd century) 
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