Definition of mathematician noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃn//
Mathematical terminology
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a person who is an expert in mathematics one of the greatest mathematicians of all time See related entries: Mathematical terminology Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French mathematicien, from Latin mathematicus ‘mathematical’, from Greek mathēmatikos, from mathēma, mathēmat- ‘science’, from the base of manthanein ‘learn’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mathematician