Definitions for paleontologist
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word paleontologist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pa•le•on•tol•o•gyˌpeɪ li ənˈtɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-(n.)
the science of the forms of life existing in former geologic periods, as represented by their fossils.
Origin of paleontology:
paleontologist, palaeontologist, fossilist(noun)
a specialist in paleontology
one who studies paleontology
one versed in paleontology
Find a translation for the paleontologist definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these paleontologist definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"paleontologist." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/paleontologist>.