algebraist

[al-juh-brey-ist]
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noun

an expert in algebra.

Nearby words

  1. algebraic notation,
  2. algebraic number,
  3. algebraic operation,
  4. algebraic topology,
  5. algebraically closed field,
  6. algeciras,
  7. alger,
  8. alger, horatio,
  9. alger, horatio, jr.,
  10. algeria

Origin of algebraist

First recorded in 1665–75; algebra + -ist

Related formssub·al·ge·bra·ist, noun

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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