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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A specialist in the science of past geological periods.

Usage examples (33)
  • "" There weren't enough to fill a third of a sandwich bag, '' recalls paleontologist Keith Rigby, who was heading the dig.
  • I mean what could you possibly do to help a paleontologist?
  • Soon I will be the most famous paleontologist in the world.
  • Keith, the eminent English anatomist and a leading paleontologist, and for more
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