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  • n. an expert in lichenology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in lichenology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A specialist in lichenology; one who writes on the science of lichens.

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Examples

  • The legendary lichenologist Francis Rose, whose pioneering work in the New Forest led to the discovery of some 344 different lichens living there, developed such acute ecological sensitivity through his years of fieldwork that he was able to predict, from close study of a map, or just from a car window, where relic populations of certain rare lichens associated with ancient woodland would be found.

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  • When she was in high school, my daughter now a biology graduate and probably someday a lichenologist taped a lichen to our fireplace.

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  • Our visiting state expert lichenologist was not here to check our lichen.

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  • A fellow from our outfit happened to come along, bearing the state's lichen expert (a true lichenologist, and godfather to the children of this continent's number one lichenologist) in tow.

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  • As a practical lichenologist, when one species is rare or lacking in the neighbourhood, he is able to fall back on others, varying greatly in shape, colour and texture.

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  • I told another little boy (I believe it was Leighton, who afterwards became a well-known lichenologist and botanist), that I could produce variously coloured polyanthuses and primroses by watering them with certain coloured fluids, which was of course a monstrous fable, and had never been tried by me.

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  • "It's important to know what our baseline flora and fauna are before we lose it, and lichen are a good baseline," said Martin Hutten, a Yosemite lichenologist who entered the field after discovering that air pollution had destroyed all but the most hardy lichen in his native Netherlands.

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  • "It's important to know what our baseline flora and fauna are before we lose it, and lichen are a good baseline," said Martin Hutten, a Yosemite lichenologist who entered the field after discovering that air pollution had destroyed all but the most hearty lichen in his native Netherlands.

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  • To witness some queer, shy, misshapen, greyheaded, self-important, little discoverer of great discoveries, ridiculously adorned with the wide ribbon of some order of chivalry and holding a reception of his fellow-men, or to read the anguish of Nature at the “neglect of science” when the angel of the birthday honours passes the Royal Society by, or to listen to one indefatigable lichenologist commenting on the work of another indefatigable lichenologist, such things force one to realise the unfaltering littleness of men.

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  • I told another little boy (I believe it was Leighton, who afterwards became a well-known lichenologist and botanist), that I could produce variously colored polyanthuses and primroses by watering them with certain colored fluids, which was of course a monstrous fable, and had never been tried by me. "

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