ephemerist

Related to ephemerist: ephemera

ephemerist

(ɪˈfɛmərɪst)
n
(Zoology) zoology one who collects or studies ephemera

ephemerist

(ɪˈfɛmərɪst)
n
(Astronomy) astronomy one who makes or studies an ephemeris
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