Meaning of palaeoichthyologist in English:

palaeoichthyologist

noun

(also palaeichthyologist)
  • A palaeontologist who specializes in extinct and fossil fishes.

Pronunciation

palaeoichthyologist

/ˌpalɪəʊˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪst/ /ˌpeɪlɪəʊˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪst/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Theodore Gill (1837–1914). From palaeo- + ichthyologist, after palaeoichthyology.