chronologist
noun Date: 1611 an expert in chronology

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  • Chronologist — Chro*nol o*gist, Chronologer Chro*nol o*ger, n. [Gr. ?.] A person who investigates dates of events and transactions; one skilled in chronology. [1913 Webster] That learned noise and dust of the chronologist is wholly to be avoided. Locke. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chronologist — chronology ► NOUN (pl. chronologies) 1) the study of records to establish the dates of past events. 2) the arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrence. DERIVATIVES chronologist noun. ORIGIN from Greek khronos time …   English terms dictionary

  • chronologist — /kreuh nol euh jist/, n. a person versed in chronology. Also, chronologer. [1605 15; CHRONOLOG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • chronologist — noun A person skilled in chronology …   Wiktionary

  • chronologist — n. expert in chronology (science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the order of past events) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chronologist — chro·nol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • chronologist — /krəˈnɒlədʒəst/ (say kruh noluhjuhst) noun someone who studies or is knowledgeable about chronology. Also, chronologer …   Australian English dictionary

  • chronologist — krəˈnäləjə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: French chronologiste, from New Latin chronologista, from chronologia + ista ist : a person who investigates dates and records of events : one expert in chronology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chronologer — Chronologist Chro*nol o*gist, Chronologer Chro*nol o*ger, n. [Gr. ?.] A person who investigates dates of events and transactions; one skilled in chronology. [1913 Webster] That learned noise and dust of the chronologist is wholly to be avoided.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Julian calendar — The Julian calendar began in 45 BC (709 AUC) as a reform of the Roman calendar by Julius Caesar. It was chosen after consultation with the astronomer Sosigenes of Alexandria and was probably designed to approximate the tropical year (known at… …   Wikipedia

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