archaeologist

or ar·che·ol·o·gist

[ ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist ]
/ ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒɪst /
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noun

a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.

Nearby words

  1. archaeobotany,
  2. archaeocyathid,
  3. archaeocyte,
  4. archaeol.,
  5. archaeological,
  6. archaeology,
  7. archaeomagnetism,
  8. archaeomagnetism dating,
  9. archaeometry,
  10. archaeon

Origin of archaeologist


archeology

[ ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

Related formsar·che·o·log·i·cal [ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌɑr ki əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, ar·che·o·log·ic, adjectivear·che·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbar·che·ol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for archeologists

archeology

/ (ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

a variant spelling of archaeology
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Word Origin and History for archeologists
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