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geologist

[jee-ol-uh-jist]
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noun
  1. a person who specializes in geologic research and study.
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Origin of geologist

First recorded in 1785–95; geolog(y) + -ist
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Word Origin and History for geologist

n.

1795, from geology + -ist.

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