logician

[ loh-jish-uh n ]
/ loʊˈdʒɪʃ ən /

noun

a person who is skilled in logic.

Nearby words

  1. logical syntax,
  2. logical truth,
  3. logicality,
  4. logically,
  5. logically possible,
  6. logicism,
  7. logicize,
  8. logie,
  9. login,
  10. logion

Origin of logician

1350–1400; logic + -ian; replacing Middle English logicien < Middle French

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British Dictionary definitions for logician

logician

/ (lɒˈdʒɪʃən) /

noun

a person who specializes in or is skilled at logic
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Word Origin and History for logician

logician

n.

"person skilled in logic," late 14c., from Old French logicien (13c.), from logique (see logic).

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