Definition of gemmologist in English:

gemmologist

(also gemologist)

noun

  • See gemmology

    • ‘He got into full-time acting only eight years ago, before which he was a gemologist for 25 years, valuing and selling gemstones.’
    • ‘The hotelier has hired a gemologist to offer in-room jewelry-viewing services.’
    • ‘He feels that qualified gemologists need to guide the customer through the intricacies of gem buying.’
    • ‘Diamonds described by experienced gemologists as red are some of the rarest in the world.’
    • ‘It must be heaven on earth for geologists and gemologists.’

Pronunciation

gemmologist

/ˌdʒɛmˈɒlədʒɪst/