Definition of "palaeontologist" [palaeontologist]

  • Alternative spelling of paleontologist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "palaeontologist" in a sentence
  • "Henry is a polymath: an erudite palaeontologist as well as author, editor and science-fiction buff."
  • "If you get the chance, read about the work palaeontologist Charles Dolittle Walcott did in the Burgess Shale at what is now Yoho National Park: Walcott and his team placed explosive charges into select portions of the Shale to loosen rock for fossil collecting, and they backed off for lunch after setting it off to wait for any slides to subside."
  • "A palaeontologist/geologist will be joining the Jewels of the Arctic trip, which visits Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland, to share his knowledge of volcanoes, fjords and rocks."