Arachnologist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arachnologist One who is versed in, or studies, arachnology.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arachnologist One versed in arachnology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Arachnologist one who devotes himself to the study of arachnida
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. arachnē, spider.

Usage

In literature:

Some arachnologists, however, use a net of a somewhat different make, which is much stronger.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects" by C. V. Riley
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In news:

Good thing that Evelyn's adoring German arachnologist husband Michael (August Diehl) arranges a spy trade deal through Salt 's CIA boss Ted Winter (Liev Schreiber).
Danish arachnologist Fritz Vollrath studies spiders that exist only inside his computers.
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