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archaeologist

or archeologist

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist] /ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.
Origin of archaeologist

archeology

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
Related forms
archeological
[ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌɑr ki əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
archeologic, adjective
archeologically, adverb
archeologist, noun
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Examples from the Web for archeologist
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  • It was published in 1911 by the Japanese archeologist, Mr. Taki.

    Chinese Painters Raphael Petrucci
  • Her father was an archeologist, I believe, and it runs in the family.

  • We have an archeologist, a naturalist, and a cyberneticist coming.

    The Caves of Fear John Blaine
  • "I don't know what the final stage may be," the archeologist answered.

    Planet of the Gods Robert Moore Williams
  • Usher, the archeologist, looked suddenly at him, then looked at Thulon.

    Planet of the Gods Robert Moore Williams
  • Dalton looked down at the thing the archeologist had been brushing.

    The Record of Currupira Robert Abernathy
British Dictionary definitions for archeologist

archeology

/ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of archaeology
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for archeologist
n.

alternative spelling of archaeologist. Also see ae.

archeology

n.

alternative spelling of archaeology. Also see ae.

archaeologist

n.

1824; see archaeology + -ist.

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