algorist

noun al·go·rist \ˈal-gə-rist\

Definition of algorist

plural

-s

  1. :  one of a school of medieval mathematicians who made use of the algorismic notation —opposed to abacist

algoristic

\¦al-gə-¦ri-stik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of algorist

algorism + -ist


First Known Use: circa 1656


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