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or archeologist

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist] /ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.
Origin of archaeologist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "I'm goin' to find out what an archaeologist is," she declared.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I did not think one could be an archaeologist and yet not believe in fetichism.

    Balthasar Anatole France
  • Jackson, the archaeologist of yesterday, becomes the cricketer of to-day.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
  • He would also have known that I was the archaeologist for the expedition.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • Little about him suggested that he was an archaeologist with an international reputation.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
Word Origin and History for archaeologist

1824; see archaeology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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