draconologist (plural draconologists)
- A person who studies dragons.
1997, Mike Dash, “Water Dragons: A Guide to Lake Serpent Legends Around the World (review)”, Fortean Times, number 102-106, ISSN 0308-5899:
- As such, his pamphlet is unlikely to appeal either to serious draconologists and cryptozoologists, or to newcomers to the field, who would probably be better served by any of the many book-length cryptozoological tours available.
2000, Robert Blust, “The Origin of Dragons”, Anthropos, volume 95, number 2, page 522:
- In the words of one prominent draconologist “No dragon exists — none ever did exist” (Ingersoll 1928: 13).
2012 June 26, William O'Connor, Dracopedia The Great Dragons: An Artist's Field Guide and Drawing Journal, Cincinnati: Impact, ISBN 9781440310676, OL 25416962M, page 6:
- The expeditions and adventures described in this book have been performed under the guidance of trained observers, experts and draconologists.