a person engaged in, skilled in, or specializing in (a specified field): phonetician
Origin of -icianFrench -icien: see -ic and -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.