abacist

abacist or abacista
/aebssista/
A caster of accounts, an arithmetician

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Abacist — Ab a*cist ([a^]b [.a]*s[i^]st), n. [LL abacista, fr. abacus.] One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abacist — /ab euh sist/, n. a person skilled in using an abacus. [1350 1400; ME abaciste < ML abacista, equiv. to L abac(us) ABACUS + ista IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • abacist — noun One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator …   Wiktionary

  • abacist — ab·a·cist …   English syllables

  • abacist —   n. person using abacus …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abacist — ˈabəsə̇st, bə̇kə̇ , əˈbakə̇ also əˈbäk or əˈbȧk noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin abacista, from Latin abacus + ista ist : one that uses an abacus …   Useful english dictionary

  • abacista — abacist or abacista /aebssista/ A caster of accounts, an arithmetician …   Black's law dictionary

  • Abacus — For other uses, see Abacus (disambiguation). A Chinese abacus …   Wikipedia

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  • algebra — /al jeuh breuh/, n. 1. the branch of mathematics that deals with general statements of relations, utilizing letters and other symbols to represent specific sets of numbers, values, vectors, etc., in the description of such relations. 2. any of… …   Universalium

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