glacialist

[ gley-shuh-list ]
/ ˈgleɪ ʃə lɪst /

noun

a person who studies geological phenomena involving the action of ice, especially of glaciers.

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Also called glacial geologist.

Origin of glacialist

First recorded in 1850–55; glacial + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for glacialist

  • I am strengthened in these views by the conclusions arrived at by M. Falsan—the eminent French glacialist.

  • The glacialist who can look back over the last twenty-five years of wordy conflict has every reason to be jubilant and hopeful.