oologist

noun
ool·​o·​gist | \ ō-ˈä-lə-jist How to pronounce oologist (audio) \

Definition of oologist

1 : a person specializing in oology
2 : a collector of birds' eggs

First Known Use of oologist

1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Oologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oologist. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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