aquarist

noun
aquar·​ist | \ ə-ˈkwer-ist How to pronounce aquarist (audio) , -ˈkwa-rist \

Definition of aquarist

: a person who keeps or maintains an aquarium

Examples of aquarist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The aquarium is also the first outside Japan to propagate salmon snailfish, according to senior aquarist Alicia Bitondo. Tara Duggan, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 Mar. 2022 For the event, the aquarium's senior aquarist, Dylan Salamone, tossed two small branded footballs — each featuring the logo of one of the Super Bowl 2022 teams — into Rasal's exhibit and let the seal choose which one to retrieve. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 10 Feb. 2022 The ambitious conservation translocation project began in 1998 when English aquarist Ivan Dibble arrived at Michoacán University with some very precious cargo—five pairs of tequila fish from England’s Chester Zoo. Sarah Durn, Wired, 29 Jan. 2022 At Seacoast, Haddie will have a peaceful life and is sure to be a hit with visitors, said Robert Royer, senior aquarist for the seaside institution at Odiorne Point State Park. Kellie B. Gormly, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Nov. 2021 At Seacoast, Haddie will have a peaceful life and is sure to be a hit with visitors, said Robert Royer, senior aquarist for the seaside institution at Odiorne Point State Park. Kellie B. Gormly, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Nov. 2021 One day, an aquarist brought Van Bonn a bullfrog that had hurt its leg while wrestling with another male of the species. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 14 Dec. 2021 At Seacoast, Haddie will have a peaceful life and is sure to be a hit with visitors, said Robert Royer, senior aquarist for the seaside institution at Odiorne Point State Park. Kellie B. Gormly, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Nov. 2021 At Seacoast, Haddie will have a peaceful life and is sure to be a hit with visitors, said Robert Royer, senior aquarist for the seaside institution at Odiorne Point State Park. Kellie B. Gormly, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of aquarist

1863, in the meaning defined above

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4 Apr 2022

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“Aquarist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aquarist. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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