- a geometrid moth or larva.
Origin of geometer
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The bee is more, a geometer; the ant is before all remarkable as an educator.The Insect
From a carpenter he becomes a joiner, a cabinet-maker; from a cabinet-maker, a geometer!The Bird
This turned out to be the larva of a geometer two inches long.Darwinism (1889)
Alfred Russel Wallace
The Euclidean geometer can take it for granted that the reader understands what a line or plane, a solid or an angle is.The Philosophy of Spinoza
Baruch de Spinoza
The French geometer, Legendre, gave a rigorous proof by reductio ad absurdum.The Teaching of Geometry
David Eugene Smith
geometrician (dʒɪˌɒmɪˈtrɪʃən, ˌdʒiːəʊmɪ-)
- a person who is practised in or who studies geometry
late 15c., from Latin geometres, from Greek geometres "land-measurer" (see geometry).