criminalist

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noun crim·i·nal·ist \ˈkri-mə-nə-list\

Definition of criminalist

  1. :  a specialist in criminalistics

Origin and Etymology of criminalist

1criminal + 1-ist


First Known Use: 1951


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criminalist

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noun crim·i·nal·ist \ˈkri-mə-nə-list\

Legal Definition of criminalist

  1. :  one who practices criminalistics as a profession


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