Archaeologist Ar`ch[ae]*ol"o*gist ([aum]r`k[-e]*[o^]l"[-o]*j[i^]st), n. One versed in arch[ae]ology; an antiquary. --Wright. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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