Definitions

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  • n. One who studies mammalogy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in mammalogy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A student of the Mammalia; one who is versed in the science of mammalogy; a therologist. Also mastologist.

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

  • n. one skilled in the study of mammals

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Examples

  • He does bear some resemblance to my old University of Florida professor J.F. Eisenberg, who was probably the world's leading carnivore mammalogist.

    Robert Redick, author of The Red Wolf Conspiracy: The Chathrand Voyage, answers our questions

  • It is a true rat, the same kind you find in the city sewers, says Dr Kristofer Helgen, a mammalogist based at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History who accompanied the BBC expedition team . . .

    Rodents of Unusual Size

  • In an online news overview of Australian mammalogist Colin Groves, there is brief mention of a project he has been working on, which may require the differentiation of new species:

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Louise Emmons is a highly distinguished, experienced mammalogist who has worked on bats, tree shrews, cats big and small, and rodents, and is also the foremost expert on the mammals of the Neotropical rainforests (she wrote the only field guide to Neotropical rainforest mammals: Emmons 1999a).

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • As a mammalogist, road kill is a laboratory specimen and this is a teaching moment.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Eminent mammalogist Dr. Valerius Geist was charged with investigating the incident.

    Little Red Riding Hood Was Right

  • Problems are greater for other species, as Tim Flannery, a well-known Australian mammalogist and conservationist, makes clear in The Weather Makers.

    The Threat to the Planet

  • Being a devoted mammalogist, Mia vastly enjoyed making love to the most fearsome mammal in the known universe, thrilling to the feel of his savage power inside her.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Tammy was probably asking herself that very question, sitting in orbital detention light years from Eugene, while Derek drank warm tangy saki with a semi-nude mammalogist curled in his lap.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Being a mammalogist, she knew all about SuperCats, another flashy toy Greenies would never have made themselves.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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  • I suggested mammalogy for this (dead) list... :-(

    October 5, 2008

  • "When challenged, Palin refused to release the alleged state review. Independent scientists eventually obtained a summary through the federal Freedom of Information Act, revealing that Palin had lied: The state mammalogists concurred with the Fish and Wildlife Service determination that Arctic sea ice is melting at an extraordinary rate and threatens the polar bear with extinction."
    - 'Alaska Governor Sarah Palin Wins 2008 Rubber Dodo Award', biologicaldiversity.org, 17 Sep 2008.

    October 5, 2008