a person who specializes in geographical research, delineation, and study.

Origin of geographer

1535–45; < Late Latin geōgraph(us) (< Greek geōgráphos, equivalent to geō- geo- + gráphos a writer; see -graph) + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for geographer

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

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