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glacialist

[gley-shuh-list]
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noun
  1. a person who studies geological phenomena involving the action of ice, especially of glaciers.

Origin of glacialist

First recorded in 1850–55; glacial + -ist
Also called glacial geologist.
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Historical Examples

  • The glacialist who can look back over the last twenty-five years of wordy conflict has every reason to be jubilant and hopeful.

    Fragments of Earth Lore

    James Geikie

  • I am strengthened in these views by the conclusions arrived at by M. Falsan—the eminent French glacialist.