geographer

[jee-og-ruh-fer]

Origin of geographer

1535–45; < Late Latin geōgraph(us) (< Greek geōgráphos, equivalent to geō- geo- + gráphos a writer; see -graph) + -er1
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Word Origin and History for geographer
n.

1540s, from Medieval Latin geographus (see geography) + agent noun ending -er (1).

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