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geometer

[jee-om-i-ter] /dʒiˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun
2.
a geometrid moth or larva.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English gemeter < Late Latin geōmeter, for Latin geōmetrēs < Greek geōmétrēs, equivalent to geō- geo- + -metrēs, derivative of métron measure; see -meter
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Examples for geometer
  • To do that, my first grandchild would have had to be an excellent geometer.
  • The great geometer had a close friendship with and may have been related to the monarch.
British Dictionary definitions for geometer

geometer

/dʒɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
a person who is practised in or who studies geometry
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Word Origin and History for geometer
n.

late 15c., from Latin geometres, from Greek geometres "land-measurer" (see geometry).

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