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algebraist

[al-juh-brey-ist]
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noun
  1. an expert in algebra.

Origin of algebraist

First recorded in 1665–75; algebra + -ist
Related formssub·al·ge·bra·ist, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Like the great French algebraist, Vieta, from whom he drew much of his inspiration, he was an amateur mathematician.

    William Oughtred

    Florian Cajori

  • The problem is of course (as any Algebraist sees at once) a case of "simultaneous simple equations."

    A Tangled Tale

    Lewis Carroll