a person engaged in, skilled in, or specializing in (a specified field): phonetician
Origin of -icianFrench -icien: see -ic and amp; -ian
One who practices; a specialist: technician.
Origin of -icianMiddle English, from Old French -icien : -ique, n. suff.; see –ic + -ien, adj. and n. suff.; see –ian.
- forming nouns denoting occupations
From French -icien.