metaphysician

[met-uh-fuh-zish-uh n]
Also met·a·phys·i·cist [met-uh-fiz-uh-sist] /ˌmɛt əˈfɪz ə sɪst/.

Origin of metaphysician

1425–75; late Middle English metaphisicien, probably < Middle French metaphysicien, equivalent to metaphysique metaphysic + -ien -ian
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Word Origin and History for metaphysician
n.

1590s, from Middle French métaphysicien (14c.); see metaphysics + -ian.

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