plangonologist

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plangonologist (plural plangonologists)

  1. (very rare) A person who collects dolls.
    • 1966, Mary Hillier, Pageant of Toys, page 80:
      One of the most famous (and sought after by the Plangonologists — the curious term doll-collectors have given themselves) was the Autoperipatetikos patented in America in 1863, a chinaheaded doll worked by clockwork which performed a stepping motion on her own feet and not on wheels as in some earlier models.