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scientist

noun sci·en·tist \ˈsī-ən-tist\

: a person who is trained in a science and whose job involves doing scientific research or solving scientific problems

Full Definition of SCIENTIST

1
:  a person learned in science and especially natural science :  a scientific investigator
2
capitalized :  christian scientist

Origin of SCIENTIST

Latin scientia
First Known Use: 1834

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SCIENTIST Defined for Kids

scientist

noun sci·en·tist \ˈsī-ən-təst\

Definition of SCIENTIST for Kids

:  a person who studies, specializes in, or investigates a field of science and does scientific work
Medical Dictionary

scientist

noun sci·en·tist \ˈsī-ənt-əst\

Medical Definition of SCIENTIST

:  a person learned in science and especially natural science :  a scientific investigator
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