Origin of mathematician

Middle English*mathematicion*from Middle French

*mathematicien*

an expert or specialist in mathematics

Origin of mathematician

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noun

A person skilled or learned in mathematics.

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Origin

Of Middle French *mathematicien*, from *mathematique*, of Latin *mathematicus*.

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- ARCHIMEDES (c. 287 -212 B.C.), Greek
**mathematician**and inventor, was born at Syracuse, in Sicily. - Tobit ben Korra (836-901), born at Harran in Mesopotamia, an accomplished linguist,
**mathematician**and astronomer, rendered conspicuous service by his translations of various Greek authors. - The first notable Arabian
**mathematician**was Mahommed ben Musa al-Khwarizmi, who flourished in the reign of Mamun. - LUIGI CREMONA (1830-1903), Italian
**mathematician**, was born at Pavia on the 7th of December 1830. - THOMAS GALLOWAY (1796-1851), Scottish
**mathematician**, was born at Symington, Lanarkshire, on the 26th of February 1796.

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