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Archaeologist vs. Antiquarian

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Archaeologistnoun

Someone who studies or practises archaeology.

Antiquarianadjective

Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity.

‘antiquarian literature’;

Archaeologistnoun

One versed in archæology; an antiquary.

Antiquariannoun

A collector or student of, or expert in, antiquities or antiques.

Archaeologistnoun

an anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture

Antiquarianadjective

Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity; as, antiquarian literature.

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Antiquariannoun

An antiquary.

Antiquariannoun

A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n.

Antiquariannoun

an expert or collector of antiquities

Antiquarianadjective

of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities

Antiquarianadjective

of or relating to antiques or antiquities

Antiquarian

An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past. More specifically, the term is used for those who study history with particular attention to ancient artifacts, archaeological and historic sites, or historic archives and manuscripts.

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