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abacist

[ ab-uh-sist ]
/ ˈæb ə sɪst /
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noun

a person skilled in using an abacus.

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Origin of abacist

1350–1400; Middle English abaciste<Medieval Latin abacista, equivalent to Latin abac(us) abacus + -ista-ist
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