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[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist] /ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.
Origin of archaeologist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for archaeologist
  • What the motifs symbolized remains a mystery, the archaeologist added.
  • So far his work as an archaeologist was known only within his profession.
  • They make an odd couple, the archaeologist and the statue.
  • Before an archaeologist makes determinations about farming maybe they should talk to a farmer.
  • He's bringing a robotic archaeologist to scour the vessel.
  • Hence they are invaluable to the historian and archaeologist.
  • He was an engineer by day and an archaeologist by night.
  • In such difficult country it is essential for an archaeologist to have long experience in the field.
  • The results suggested three career paths: architect, archaeologist, or hairdresser.
  • As an archaeologist he was more imaginative than scientific.
Word Origin and History for archaeologist

1824; see archaeology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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