naturalist

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noun nat·u·ral·ist \ˈna-chə-rə-list, ˈnach-rə-\

Definition of naturalist

  1. 1 :  one that advocates or practices naturalism

  2. 2 :  a student of natural history; especially :  a field biologist

1587

First Known Use of naturalist

1587


NATURALIST Defined for English Language Learners

naturalist

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noun nat·u·ral·ist \ˈna-chə-rə-list, ˈnach-rə-\

Definition of naturalist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who studies plants and animals as they live in nature


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naturalist

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noun nat·u·ral·ist \ˈna-chə-rə-list, ˈnach-rə-\

Definition of naturalist for Students

  1. :  a person who studies nature and especially plants and animals as they live in nature


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