# Meaning of mathematician in English

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## Noun

mathematician### Etymology

late Middle English: from Old French mathematicien, from Latin mathematicus‘mathematical’, from Greek mathēmatikos (see mathematical)### Definitions

1. a person skilled in mathematics

## Famous quotes

- « A mathematician is a person who can find analogies between theorems a better mathematician is one who can see analogies between proofs and the best mathematician can notice analogies between theories. » Stefan Banach
- « The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about. » Clifford Geertz
- « Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth. » Marston Morse