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Definition of Abacist

Abacist Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.
  
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abacist
\ab"a*cist\ (ăb"&adot;*s&ibreve;st), n. [ll abacista, fr. abacus.] one who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

Abacist Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The abacus (plural abaci or abacuses), also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool that was in use centuries before the adoption of the written modern numeral system and is still widely used by merchants, traders and clerks in Asia, Africa, and elsewhere. Today, abaci are often constructed as a bamboo frame with beads sliding on wires, but originally they were beans or stones moved in grooves in sand or on tablets of wood, stone, or metal.

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