Abacist
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]

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

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

  • 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

  • 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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