paleontologist (n.) 1871, from PALEONTOLOGY (Cf. paleontology) + -IST (Cf. -ist).

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  • Paleontologist — Pa le*on*tol o*gist, n. [Cf. F. pal[ e]ontologiste.] One versed in paleontology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paleontologist — noun see paleontology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paleontologist — See paleontologic. * * * …   Universalium

  • paleontologist — noun one who studies paleontology …   Wiktionary

  • paleontologist — n. geologist who researches geological periods through the study of fossilspa·le·on·tol·o·gist || ‚peɪlɪɑn tÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪst /‚pælɪɒn tÉ’ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paleontologist — pa·le·on·tol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • paleontologist — noun a specialist in paleontology • Syn: ↑palaeontologist, ↑fossilist • Derivationally related forms: ↑fossil (for: ↑fossilist), ↑palaeontology (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Michel Brunet (paleontologist) — Michel Brunet (born on April 6, 1940) is a French paleontologist and a professor at the Collège de France. In 2001 Brunet announced the discovery in Central Africa of the skull and jaw remains of a late Miocene hominid nicknamed Toumaï. These… …   Wikipedia

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