Definition of osteologist in US English:

osteologist

noun

  • See osteology

    • ‘A bone osteologist based at York University will undertake the examination of the human bones and this analysis will hopefully determine the age, sex and possible causes of death.’
    • ‘Whether further excavation work will be carried out depends on the results from the bone osteologist.’
    • ‘The co-author of Extinct Humans is Jeffrey H. Schwartz, an osteologist and paleontologist at the University of Pittsburgh.’

Pronunciation

osteologist

/-jist/