Part of speech: noun

One versed in genealogies.

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Usage examples "genealogist":

  1. Signor Giacamonte, the most renowned genealogist in all Italy, devoted himself, at my request, for a whole year to this study, and succeeded in proving that the Bonaparte family is of ancient and sovereign origin." - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
  2. What these effected at Hastings, and how they appropriated the country, is a matter for the civil rather than the physical historian; the distribution of their blood amongst the present Englishmen being a problem for the herald and genealogist. - "The Ethnology of the British Islands", Robert Gordon Latham.
  3. The conclusion is irresistible that radium is a descendant of uranium, though whether uranium is its parent or a more remote ancestor requires further investigation by the radio- active genealogist. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.