geometer

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A Western and an Arab geometer
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From Middle English gemeter, geometer, ultimately from Late Latin geōmetra, from Ancient Greek γεωμέτρης (geōmétrēs), from γῆ (, earth) + μετρέω (metréō, to measure).

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geometer (plural geometers)

  1. A mathematician who specializes in geometry.
    • 1999, Joseph-Marie Montmasson, Invention and the Unconscious, page 56:
      But this idea, which is a general postulate in all demonstrations, has been taken for granted by every algebrician and geometer.
  2. (zoology) Any species of geometrid moth (family Geometridae).

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