Definition of neontologist in US English:

neontologist

noun

Biology
  • An expert in or student of neontology. Often contrasted with palaeontologist.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From neontology + -ist; compare -logist.

Pronunciation

neontologist

/ˌnɪɒnˈtɒlədʒɪst/