-ician

noun suffix

Definition of -ician

: specialist : practitioner beautician

History and Etymology for -ician

French -icien, from Old French, from Latin -ica (as in rhetorica rhetoric) + Old French -ien -ian

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“-ician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ician. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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