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natural history

noun

: the study of plants, animals, and sometimes ancient human civilizations

Full Definition of NATURAL HISTORY

1
:  a treatise on some aspect of nature
2
:  the natural development of something (as an organism or disease) over a period of time
3
:  the study of natural objects especially in the field from an amateur or popular point of view
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Examples of NATURAL HISTORY

  1. the natural history of bees
  2. We went to the Natural History Museum.

First Known Use of NATURAL HISTORY

1567

Rhymes with NATURAL HISTORY

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natural history

noun

Medical Definition of NATURAL HISTORY

:  the natural development of something (as an organism or disease) over a period of time <increasing knowledge of the natural histories of tumors—H. S. N. Greene>

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