anthropologist

[an-thruh-pol-uh-jist]
noun
a person who specializes in anthropology.

Origin:
1790–1800; anthropolog(y) + -ist

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anthropology (ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
cultural anthropology ethnology physical anthropology See also social anthropology the study of humans, their origins, physical characteristics, institutions, religious beliefs, social relationships, etc
 
anthropological
 
adj
 
anthropo'logically
 
adv
 
anthro'pologist
 
n

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Example sentences
What is needed is a perceptive approach by trained anthropologists in every
  area, cooperating with mushroom specialists.
Like an anthropologist, she does field research.
They needed a forensic anthropologist to examine some bones and to help with a
  case.
Her vivid descriptions of Xhosa customs unfold not as an anthropologist's field
  study but as a memory etched from experience.
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