Definitions

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  • n. A botanist who specializes in paleobotany.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in paleobotany.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One versed in or engaged in the study of 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

  • 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

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

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • 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

  • 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

  • Geomorphologist Veronique De Laet was now joined by geomorphologist Etienne Paulissen and palynologist David Kaniewski (all KULeuven) as well as paleobotanist Koen Deforce (University of Ghent).

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Survey Report 19

  • Ethiopian Plateau, according to work done at Chilga by Aaron Pan, a paleobotanist and curator of science at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "For our structural comparative work," Graham said, "we were extremely fortunate to have an amazing thin slice of the rocky fossil, made in 1954 by the eminent paleobotanist Chester A. A.nold."

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  • 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

  • Sorry for the double entry, below.

    In Brit. and European English the word is spelled palaeobotanist

    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

  • 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