zoarchaeologist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

zo- +‎ archaeologist, omitting the superfluous -o- (unnecessary because archaeologist begins with a vowel)

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Noun[edit]

zoarchaeologist (plural zoarchaeologists)

  1. (rare) Alternative spelling of zooarchaeologist
    • 1999: O. W. Hampton, Culture of Stone: Sacred and Profane Uses of Stone Among the Dani, page xxiv
      Full membership finally grew to include Vaughn M. Bryant, Jr., Thomas R. Hester, Marvin Rowe (professor of chemistry, Texas A&M University), Harry J. Shafer, D. Gentry Steele (professor of anthropology, physical anthropologist, and zoarchaeologist Texas A&M University), and Peter W. Van Arsdale.