speleologist
noun see speleology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • speleologist — See speleological. * * * …   Universalium

  • speleologist — noun a) A person who studies caves or the science of speleology. b) potholer, caver …   Wiktionary

  • speleologist —    1. A scientist engaged in the study and exploration of caves, their environment, and their biota [10].    2. Explorer of caves, caverns, and other underground openings especially in karst. Caver and potholer are slang terms [20].    Synonyms:… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • speleologist — n. one who studies and explores cavesspe·le·ol·o·gist || ‚spɪːlɪ É‘lÉ™dʒɪst / É’l …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speleologist — spele·ol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • speleologist — noun a person who explores caves • Syn: ↑potholer, ↑spelunker, ↑spelaeologist • Derivationally related forms: ↑spelaeology (for: ↑spelaeologist), ↑speleology, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Robert de Joly — Robert Jacques de Joly (born birth date|1887|7|5 in Paris – died death year and age|1887|1968 in Montpellier) was a famous French caver and speleologist. Considered by some as the successor to Édouard Alfred Martel (the father of modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Herbert E. Balch — Infobox Person name = Herbert E. Balch image size = caption = birth date = birth date |1869|11|4 birth place = Wells, Somerset death date = 1958 death place = other names = known for = occupation = Archaeologist, Speleologist, Geologist,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mirko Malez — Dr. Mirko Malez in 1976. Mirko Malez, PhD. Prof. (born November 5, 1924.) in the village Ivanec, near Varaždin; (died August 23, 1990.) in Zagreb, Croatia, was a prominent Croatian palaeontologist, speleologist, geo scientist, ecologist and… …   Wikipedia

  • potholer — noun a person who explores caves • Syn: ↑spelunker, ↑speleologist, ↑spelaeologist • Derivationally related forms: ↑spelaeology (for: ↑spelaeologist), ↑speleology …   Useful english dictionary

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