- archaeology (US also archeology) ► NOUN ▪ the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of physical remains.DERIVATIVES archaeologic adjective archaeological adjective archaeologist noun.ORIGIN from Greek arkhaios 'ancient' .
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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
archaeologist — (n.) 1824; see ARCHAEOLOGY (Cf. archaeology) + IST (Cf. ist) … Etymology dictionary
archaeologist — [n] student of the physical remains of ancient cultures or eras archaeologian, classicist, excavator, paleologist, paleontologist, prehistorian; concept 348 … New thesaurus
archaeologist */ — UK [ˌɑː(r)kɪˈɒlədʒɪst] / US [ˌɑrkɪˈɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms archaeologist : singular archaeologist plural archaeologists someone who studies archaeology … English dictionary
archaeologist — (AmE also archeologist) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ amateur, professional ARCHAEOLOGIST + VERB ▪ excavate sth ▪ dig sth up, discover sth, find sth … Collocations dictionary
archaeologist — noun see archaeology … New Collegiate Dictionary
archaeologist — See archaeological. * * * … Universalium
archaeologist — noun Someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology … Wiktionary
archaeologist — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. paleontologist, paleologist, excavator, prehistorian, classicist, Egyptologist, Americanist, archaeologian, student of antiquity, paleographer, epigraphist, antiquarian; see also scientist … English dictionary for students
archaeologist — ar|chae|ol|o|gist [ ,arki alədʒıst ] noun count * someone who studies archaeology … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English