di·​a·​lec·​tol·​o·​gist ˌdī-ə-ˌlek-ˈtä-lə-jist How to pronounce dialectologist (audio)
: a specialist in dialectology

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dialectologist was in 1871

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“Dialectologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialectologist. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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