from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person who studies oceanography, the science of oceans

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in oceanography; one who systematically studies the ocean.

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

  • n. a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas


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