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dialectologist

[ dahy-uh-lek-tol-uh-jist ]
/ ˌdaɪ ə lɛkˈtɒl ə dʒɪst /
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noun
a specialist in dialectology.
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Origin of dialectologist

First recorded in 1880–85; dialectolog(y) + -ist
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