archaeologist

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist]
noun
a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.
Also, archeologist.


Origin:
archaeolog(y) + -ist

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archeology

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee]
noun

archeological [ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , archeologic, adjective
archeologically, adverb
archeologist, noun
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archaeology or archeology (ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
prehistory See also protohistory the study of man's past by scientific analysis of the material remains of his cultures
 
[C17: from Late Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologia study of what is ancient, from arkhaios ancient (from arkhē beginning)]
 
archeology or archeology
 
n
 
[C17: from Late Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologia study of what is ancient, from arkhaios ancient (from arkhē beginning)]
 
archaeological or archeology
 
adj
 
archeological or archeology
 
adj
 
archaeo'logically or archeology
 
adv
 
archeo'logically or archeology
 
adv
 
archae'ologist or archeology
 
n
 
arche'ologist or archeology
 
n

archeology (ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
a variant spelling of archaeology

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archeologist
alt. spelling of archaeologist (q.v.). Also see ae.

archeology
alt. spelling of archaeology (q.v.). Also see ae.
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