abacist or abacista
A caster of accounts, an arithmetician

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • abacista — s. 2 g. Pessoa que calcula por meio do ábaco.   ‣ Etimologia: ábaco + ista …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 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

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  • 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

  • MENSA Pulvere respersa — in quo numerorum notas olim Arithmetici delineabant, vide supra Abacista, it. Abacus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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

  • 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

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