Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One versed in or engaged in the study of paleobotany.

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

  • noun One versed in paleobotany.

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  • noun A botanist who specializes in paleobotany.

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Examples

  • The copy being sold was first bought by an early paleobotanist, Henry Witham, "subscriber number 11", after an apparently very boozy dinner.

    World's most expensive book comes up for sale

  • Other female scientist characters who escape being mere sex objects in lab coat are Jodie Foster's Ellie Arroway in Contact, and Laura Dern's paleobotanist Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Ken had met a paleobotanist named Dot whose research involved tapping into the collective unconscious of plants.

    An Ancient Symbol for Fire

  • Other female scientist characters who escape being mere sex objects in lab coat are Jodie Foster's Ellie Arroway in Contact, and Laura Dern's paleobotanist Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park.

    Women Scientists in the Movies

  • The report adds that "the mummy was already pronounced by a majority of archaeological experts as being of Iranian origin," quoting the nonexistent "interview" with hapless Italian paleobotanist Constantini once more.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • To two scientists and esteemed friends, astrobiologist David Grinspoon and paleobotanist Kirk Johnson: thanks for not only the deep well of knowledge, but also for the refreshing wind of the Long View.

    The Whale Warriors

  • To two scientists and esteemed friends, astrobiologist David Grinspoon and paleobotanist Kirk Johnson: thanks for not only the deep well of knowledge, but also for the refreshing wind of the Long View.

    The Whale Warriors

  • What do an astrophysicist, oceanic chemist, archaeologist, literary historian, and a paleobotanist have in common?

    Harvard professor using DNA to unlock history's secrets

  • What do an astrophysicist, oceanic chemist, archaeologist, literary historian, and a paleobotanist have in common?

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • One of the first to show up was paleobotanist Hans Helbaek, an expert in fossil plant remains from the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen.

    The Goddess and the Bull

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  • A biological scientist who analyzes the geological record of fossilized plant remains to increase knowledge in the fields of plant systematics and classification, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history and climatology.

    December 31, 2008

  • A biological scientist who analyzes the geological record of fossilized plant remains to increase knowledge in the fields of plant systematics and classification, plant phylogeny, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history and climatology.

    December 31, 2008

  • Sorry for the double entry, below.

    In Brit. and European English the word is spelled palaeobotanist

    December 31, 2008

  • The woman in the movie Jurassic Park who thrust her arm into a pile of steaming dinosaur dung to collect defecated fruit and seed remains was a paleobotanist/palaeocarpologist who wanted to determine what fruits and seeds the beast had masticated.

    December 31, 2008