petrographer etymology

English word petrographer comes from English -grapher, English petro-

Detailed word origin of petrographer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-grapher English (eng) A machine which notates a specified subject. Someone who writes about a specified subject, or in a specified manner.
petro- English (eng) (neologism) Pertaining to, or funded by, oil export. Of or pertaining to petroleum-based products. Of or pertaining to stone.
petrographer English (eng) A person practicing petrography.

Words with the same origin as petrographer

Descendants of -grapher
angiographer calendographer chalcographer chirographer cometographer cryptographer demographer demonographer elegiographer ethnographer geographer glossographer heresiographer histographer logographer mimographer mythographer paleographer paramiographer seismographer stereotypographer tasseographer
Descendants of petro-
petrichor petrocalcic petrochemical petrochemist petroclival petrodiesel petrogarch petrogenesis petrogenetic petrogenic petrogeological petrogeologist petrogeology petrograph petrohyoid petrology petromastoid petrophilous petrophysics petropolitical petroproduct petrorevenue petrosilex petrostate petrotympanic