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  • n. one who studies paleontology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in paleontology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in paleontology.

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

  • n. a specialist in paleontology

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Examples

  • Even where I work a paleontology parkquite a few of the staff often joke when they stutter through or mispronounce the word paleontologist, yet have no problem with "archaeologist".

    Random postings

  • An Indonesian paleontologist is keeping the remains of the tiny humans away from other paleontologists.

    Boing Boing: November 21, 2004 - November 27, 2004 Archives

  • Fact is, Grant and Hepburn display impeccable comic timing at a breakneck pace and the “intercostal clavicle” Grant’s paleontologist is searching for in the movie has become something of an iconic reference.

    Eric’s Top 10 Flops Turned Classics » Scene-Stealers

  • Which brings me to the phrase "religious paleontologist."

    Robert J. Asher: 'Religious' Scientists And The Legacy Of Christopher Hitchens

  • "" There weren't enough to fill a third of a sandwich bag, '' recalls paleontologist Keith Rigby, who was heading the dig.

    Treasure Of The Badlands

  • I also think that anyone who just wants to be a "paleontologist" should prep for at least a short amount of time so they have a better understanding of how it works and so you have more respect for preparators.

    The Preparator

  • The sub-discipline "paleontologist" includes paleontology; the sub-discipline "preparation" includes paleontology and preparation and conservation.

    The Preparator

  • The show begins with a "paleontologist" clad in safari gear, who hosts the proceedings from the stage.

    The T. Rex Tour

  • The parade of dinosaurs is led by an on-stage "paleontologist," Huxley, who walks among the dinosaurs and explains what the audience is watching, while describing changes in the earth's history, through different prehistoric eras.

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  • So by all means, explain this to me — what exactly, in your opinion, makes a chemist or a mathematician eminently more qualified than an anthropologist or paleontologist to decide how human life originated?

    Think Progress » Poll: Large Number Of Texans Doubt The Theory Of Evolution, Believe In Human-Dinosaur Coexistence

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  • Example.

    December 20, 2009

  • That's funny, karmic--I wanted to be an astronomer for many years, until I discovered that I needed to know a lot of math. ;-)

    August 21, 2007

  • I've always always wanted to be one but am not good enough at science. When I was little I learned how to spell it to impress adults and teachers.

    August 21, 2007

  • At the time I was living in the South, actually, but the conversation took place elsewhere.

    February 19, 2007

  • Unless you were in the South, where a paleontologist is considered a tool of Satan.

    February 18, 2007

  • The Best Paleontologist Story Ever. :-)

    February 18, 2007

  • I love this story.

    February 18, 2007

  • A young person of my acquaintance used this word frequently when she was about six years old. At dinner with friends--mostly adults except for this child--I was talking to someone else, but suddenly there was a noticeable silence to my left. I thought some awfully tactless thing must have come out of her mouth, but it turns out someone had asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, and she said "A paleontologist." The stunned silence was because none of the adults knew what a paleontologist is and didn't want to admit it in front of the six-year-old.

    February 18, 2007

  • This is the first big word I remember learning as a little kid.

    February 13, 2007