computist

noun com·put·ist \kəmˈpyütə̇st, -ütə̇-; ˈkämpyətə̇-\

Definition of computist

plural

-s

  1. :  one skilled in computing (as dates of the calendar, business accounts, astronomical problems)

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Origin and Etymology of computist

alteration (influenced by compute) of earlier compotist, from Middle English compotiste, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin computista, compotista, from Late Latin computus, compotus + Latin -ista -ist


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