Meaning of -ICIAN in English


-ician /ɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE suffix [in nouns]

[ Language: Old French ; Origin: -icien , from Latin -ica + Old French -ien '-ian' ]

a skilled worker who deals with a particular thing:

a beautician (=someone who gives beauty treatments)

a technician (=someone with technical or scientific skills)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.