Definition of phycologist in US English:

phycologist

noun

  • See phycology

    • ‘Protozoologists and phycologists tend to use mutually exclusive classifications.’
    • ‘Gary considers himself very fortunate in having had Dr. Larry A. Whitford, a preeminent phycologist, serve as his Ph.D. advisor.’
    • ‘These difficulties are compounded by the lack of trained phycologists.’
    • ‘I'm also a phycologist or someone who studies algae.’
    • ‘Dr. Smith recommended that Max continue his research at Ohio State University with Dr. L.H. Tiffany and Dr. E.N. Transeau, both prominent phycologists during the 1930s.’

Pronunciation

phycologist

/-jist/