What does the word genealogist mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Robert Gordon Latham