ballistician

noun
bal·​lis·​ti·​cian | \ ˌbalə̇ˈstishən \
plural -s

Definition of ballistician

: an authority on or one versed in ballistics especially : a member of a police force who studies the evidence and determines the facts relating to the use of firearms in criminal cases

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History and Etymology for ballistician

from ballistics, after such pairs as English statistics: statistician

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“Ballistician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballistician. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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