noun see ornithology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ornithologist — Or ni*thol o*gist, n. [Cf. F. ornithologiste.] One skilled in ornithology; a student of ornithology; one who describes birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ornithologist — from ORNITHOLOGY (Cf. ornithology) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ornithologist — UK [ˌɔː(r)nɪˈθɒlədʒɪst] / US [ˌɔrnɪˈθɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms ornithologist : singular ornithologist plural ornithologists someone who studies birds …   English dictionary

  • ornithologist — noun A person who studies or practices ornithology ...Mr. Worple in his spare time was what is known as an ornithologist. He had written a book called American Birds, and was writing another, to be called More American Birds …   Wiktionary

  • ornithologist — ornithology ► NOUN ▪ the scientific study of birds. DERIVATIVES ornithological adjective ornithologist noun. ORIGIN from Greek ornis bird …   English terms dictionary

  • ornithologist — See ornithologic. * * * …   Universalium

  • ornithologist — or|ni|thol|o|gist [ˌo:nıˈθɔlədʒıst US ˌo:rnıˈθa: ] n someone who studies birds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ornithologist — or|ni|thol|o|gist [ ,ɔrnı θalədʒıst ] noun count someone who studies birds …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ornithologist — n. expert in the field of ornithology, one who studies birdsor·ni·thol·o·gist || ‚ɔrnɪ θɑlÉ™dʒɪst /‚ɔːnɪ θɒ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ornithologist — noun (C) someone who studies birds …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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