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algebraist

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

an expert in algebra.

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Origin of algebraist

First recorded in 1665–75; algebra + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM algebraist

sub·al·ge·bra·ist, noun
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Example sentences 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
  • If it is all his own, he will make a good algebraist in the time to come.

    A Tangled Tale|Lewis Carroll
  • The problem is of course (as any Algebraist sees at once) a case of "simultaneous simple equations."

    A Tangled Tale|Lewis Carroll
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