Definition of coleopterist in English:

coleopterist

Line breaks: cole|op¦ter|ist
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒlɪˈɒptərɪst
 
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noun

  • A person who studies or collects beetles.
    More example sentences
    • Parataxonomy is not an office job, as Rob Roughley, the burly Canadian coleopterist once pointed out.
    • A coleopterist recently wanted to select all waterbeetle records for one or more vice-counties.
    • When H. Kulzer was employed as preparator in 1920, the collection was cared for firstly by a coleopterist.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Coleoptera + -ist.

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