from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who makes a study of beards; a writer on beards.
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Peterkin is also a pogonologist, a person who studies beards.
In our society, making the choice to keep facial hair is like making a statement about being an individual, says Christopher Oldstone-Moore, pogonologist and professor of history focusing on masculinity at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.