Definition of speleologist in English:


Pronunciation /ˌspiːlɪˈɒlədʒɪst//ˌspɛlɪˈɒlədʒɪst/


  • See speleology

    • ‘The Velebit region is Croatia's largest mountain range, attracting speleologists, botanists and hikers from around the world.’
    • ‘When speleologists found one such cave in 1977, they named it after Australia's Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser.’
    • ‘First explored by the speleologist, Edouard Martel, in 1889, the gouffre has been open to the public since 1898.’
    • ‘That record put the Bulgarian speleologists among the first to reach the lowest point of the planet Earth.’
    • ‘From all corners came archaeologists, anthropologists, speleologists: none of them believed him.’