Definitions for paleontologist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•le•on•tol•o•gyˌpeɪ li ənˈtɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-(n.)

  1. the science of the forms of life existing in former geologic periods, as represented by their fossils.

    Category: Paleontology

Origin of paleontology:

1830–40

pa`le•on•tol′o•gist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paleontologist, palaeontologist, fossilist(noun)

    a specialist in paleontology

Wiktionary

  1. paleontologist(Noun)

    one who studies paleontology

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paleontologist(noun)

    one versed in paleontology

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