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opticist

[ op-tuh-sist ]
/ ˈɒp tə sɪst /
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noun Now Rare.
a person engaged in the fields of theoretical or applied optics.
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Origin of opticist

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; optic(s) + -ist
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