from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who studies algæ or seaweeds; one skilled in algology; an algist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One learned about algæ; a student of algology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who studies algology.


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  • While an algologist is a functionary not generally employed by water companies -- in fact, a man trained in the physiology of algæ is difficult to find -- nevertheless, it is highly important, as the department views it, to have the coöperation of an expert versed to some extent in the biological examination of drinking water.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)


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