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archaeologist

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist] /ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.
Also, archeologist.
Origin

archeology

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
Related forms
archeological
[ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌɑr ki əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
archeologic, adjective
archeologically, adverb
archeologist, noun
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Examples from the web for archeologist
  • It is amazing to learn the painstaking techniques of the archeologist while at a dig.
  • To the archeologist, however, this is scientific data.
  • Ask your state archeologist about educational programs, such as having a professional speak at your school.
British Dictionary definitions for archeologist

archeology

/ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of archaeology
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Word Origin and History for archeologist
n.

alternative spelling of archaeologist. Also see ae.

archeology

n.

alternative spelling of archaeology. Also see ae.

archaeologist

n.

1824; see archaeology + -ist.

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