systematist

noun
sys·​tem·​a·​tist | \ ˈsi-stə-mə-tist How to pronounce systematist (audio) , si-ˈste-mə- How to pronounce systematist (audio) \

Definition of systematist

1 : a maker or follower of a system
2 : a specialist in taxonomy : taxonomist

Examples of systematist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Morton Arboretum herbarium director and plant systematist Andrew Hipp would lead an audit of the molecular makeup of any samples from the trip before slotting them into their rightful branch on the tree of life. Marion Renault, The New Republic, 20 Dec. 2021 To reconstruct the mighty American oak’s history, Andrew Hipp, a plant systematist at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, and colleagues obtained tens of thousands of pieces of DNA from 300 trees representing 146 oak species. Elizabeth Pennisi, Science | AAAS, 26 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of systematist

1635, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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1 Jan 2022

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“Systematist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/systematist. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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systematist

noun
sys·​tem·​a·​tist | \ ˈsis-tə-mət-əst How to pronounce systematist (audio) \

Medical Definition of systematist

: a classifying scientist : taxonomist

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