Definition of Conchologist

1. Noun. A collector and student of mollusc shells.

Generic synonyms: Aggregator, Collector
Derivative terms: Conchology



Definition of Conchologist

1. n. One who studies, or is versed in, conchology.

Definition of Conchologist

1. Noun. One who collects shells, especially for the purpose of scientific study. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conchologist

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conchologist

conchiglie
conching
conchinine
conchiolin
conchite
conchites
conchitic
concho
conchoid
conchoidal
conchoidal bodies
conchoidally
conchoids
conchological
conchologies
conchologist (current term)
conchologists
conchology
conchometry
conchos
conchospiral
conchospirals
conchs
conchy
conchyliometry
conchæ
conciator
concientious
concierge
concierges

Literary usage of Conchologist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1837)
"The Little conchologist; an Introduction to the Classication of Shells. By the Rev. ... THE Little conchologist" is, in form, getting tip, and substance, ..."

2. The Journal of Malacology by Walter Edward Collinge (1896)
"JOURNAL OF MALACOLOGY Established in 1890 by WALTER E. COLLINGE, as " THE conchologist, a Journal of Malacology. EDITED BY WILFRED MARK WEBB, FLS, ..."

3. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"He had in 1789 ten apprentices, and for his ' Universal conchologist' (1784), the first work issued with their assistance, he was awarded gold medals bv ..."

4. Bulletin by Colonial Museum (N.Z.) (1906)
"747) is polynomial, and should therefore be replaced by that of Thomas Martyn ("Universal conchologist," ii, 1788, f. 78). ..."

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