one who studies xenology n.
I know more about extraterrestrial life than most professional xenologists.
His passengers in coldpacks and a cargo of serums, refractories, machine tools and food concentrate for the xenologists and mineralogists who were crazy enough to work out there.
He’s a xenologist.
The xenologist would have to be female, since the idea of taking an unbalanced crew was unthinkable.
The mission ends up including…a number of xenologists.
I'm a xenologist and, since earning my degree, I've focused exclusively on communities descended from humans who were genetically modified to survive in a hostile environment.
1949 L. S. de Camp 'The Animal-Cracker Plot'
Earliest cite in the OED: 1954.
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