Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who studies molluscs, who specializes in malacology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in the science of malacology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in malacology; a student of mollusks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a zoologist specializing in the study of mollusks

Etymologies

From malacology +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of course, not every malacologist is expected to go to the AMS meetings.

    Where are all the malacologists?

  • Call yourself a malacologist and you can't name a slug horror film.

    Where are all the malacologists?

  • Earlier today, while looking up some papers in The Nautilus from 1971, I chanced upon a short article by the late malacologist Dee Dundee titled United States research trends in malacology (85: 67-69; pdf of vol 85).

    Where are all the malacologists?

  • Our joint effort, titled Charles Darwin the malacologist, recently got published in the July issue of Mollusc World.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Paul Callomon (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia): How he and a team of volunteers transported the large collection of the late Japanese malacologist Hideo Katori from Japan to the Academy of Natural Sciences.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Yesterday I asked about this to the malacologist Carl Christensen of Hawaii.

    Kahuli

  • Among the 35 attendees there was one malacologist from Russia and another one from India, making this the first "international" MAM meeting.

    Bootleg transactions of the 11th MAM meeting

  • Paul Callomon Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia: How he and a team of volunteers transported the large collection of the late Japanese malacologist Hideo Katori from Japan to the Academy of Natural Sciences.

    Bootleg transactions of the 11th MAM meeting

  • The only malacologist who seems to have given serious thought to the subject is Geerat Vermeij.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • This marvelous drawing by my malacologist-artist or, artist-malacologist friend Marla Coppolino came a couple of days ago with her holiday wishes.

    Snail's greetings

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