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# mathematician

[ math-uh-muh-tish-uhn ]

/ ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ən /

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noun

an expert or specialist in mathematics.

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## Origin of mathematician

First recorded in 1400–50, mathematician is from the late Middle English word mathematicion.See mathematics, -ian

## OTHER WORDS FROM mathematician

non·math·e·ma·ti·cian, noun## Words nearby mathematician

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## British Dictionary definitions for mathematician

mathematician

/ (ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən, ˌmæθmə-) /

noun

an expert or specialist in mathematics

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