Origin of ichthyology
Examples from the Web for ichthyologist
In general, the writer has drawn on his own experience as an ichthyologist, and with this on all the literature of the science.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Your replacement, who calls himself an ichthyologist, has only one talent that pertains to fish—he drinks like one.Tabby|Winston Marks
There were at least fifteen different species which nothing short of an ichthyologist could enumerate correctly.Blown to Bits|R.M. Ballantyne
From his description the ichthyologist Walbaum, in 1792, named it probatocephalus, which being translated means "sheep head."Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others|James Alexander Henshall
What would an ichthyologist say to Wilkins' definition of a salmon?The Life and Times of John Wilkins|Patrick A. Wright-Henderson
1640s, Modern Latin, from Greek ikhthys "fish" + -ology. Related: Ichthyologist.