[ al-juh-brey-ist ]
/ ˈæl dʒəˌbreɪ ɪst /


an expert in algebra.

Origin of algebraist

First recorded in 1665–75; algebra + -ist

Related forms

sub·al·ge·bra·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for algebraist

  • 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