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nat·u·ral·ist

 (năch′ər-ə-lĭst, năch′rə-)
n.
1. One versed in natural history, especially in zoology or botany.
2. One who believes in and follows the tenets of naturalism.

naturalist

(ˈnætʃrəlɪst; -tʃərəl-)
n
1. (Biology) a person who is expert or interested in botany or zoology, esp in the field
2. (Art Terms) a person who advocates or practises naturalism, esp in art or literature
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who advocates or practises naturalism, esp in art or literature

nat•u•ral•ist

(ˈnætʃ ər ə lɪst, ˈnætʃ rə-)

n.
1. a person who studies or is an expert in natural history, esp. a zoologist or botanist.
2. an adherent of naturalism in literature or art.
[1580–90]

nat·u·ral·ist

(năch′ər-ə-lĭst)
A person who specializes in natural history, especially in the study of plants and animals in their natural surroundings.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.naturalist - an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific termsnaturalist - an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
philosopher - a specialist in philosophy
2.naturalist - a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
biologist, life scientist - (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms

naturalist

noun biologist, environmentalist, conservationist, ecologist, botanist, zoologist, ornithologist, entomologist, life scientist, preservationist, natural historian, tree-hugger (informal, derogatory) Dr Forsythe is a professional naturalist, author and research entomologist.
Translations
باحِث في عِلْم التّاريخ الطَّبيعيطَبِيعِيٌّ
přírodovědec
naturforsker
luonnontieteilijä
prirodoslovac
náttúrufræîingur
自然誌研究者
자연주의자
prírodovedec
naturalist
นักธรรมชาตินิยม
nhà tự nhiên học

naturalist

[ˈnætʃrəlɪst] Nnaturalista mf

naturalist

[ˈnætʃərəlɪst] nnaturaliste mf

naturalist

n
Naturforscher(in) m(f)
(Art, Liter) → Naturalist(in) m(f)

naturalist

[ˈnætʃrəlɪst] nnaturalista m/f

natural

(ˈnӕtʃərəl) adjective
1. of or produced by nature, not made by men. Coal, oil etc are natural resources; Wild animals are happier in their natural state than in a zoo.
2. born in a person. natural beauty; He had a natural ability for music.
3. (of manner) simple, without pretence. a nice, natural smile.
4. normal; as one would expect. It's quite natural for a boy of his age to be interested in girls.
5. of a musical note, not sharp or flat. G natural is lower in pitch than G sharp.
noun
1. a person who is naturally good at something.
2. in music (a sign ( ) indicating) a note which is not to be played sharp or flat.
ˈnaturalist noun
a person who studies animal and plant life.
ˈnaturally adverb
1. of course; as one would expect. Naturally I didn't want to risk missing the train.
2. by nature; as a natural characteristic. She is naturally kind.
3. normally; in a relaxed way. Although he was nervous, he behaved quite naturally.
natural gas
gas suitable for burning, found underground or under the sea.
natural history
the study of plants and animals.
natural resources
sources of energy, wealth etc which occur naturally and are not made by man, eg coal, oil, forests etc.

naturalist

طَبِيعِيٌّ přírodovědec naturforsker Naturwissenschaftler φυσιοδίφης naturalista luonnontieteilijä naturaliste prirodoslovac naturalista 自然誌研究者 자연주의자 naturalist naturhistoriker naturalista naturalista натуралист naturalist นักธรรมชาตินิยม doğa bilimleri uzmanı nhà tự nhiên học 自然主义者
References in classic literature ?
All these incomplete indications but serve to torture us naturalists.
I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned naturalists ashore.
The two sat side by side on the limb and discussed me as freely and offensively as two great naturalists might discuss a new kind of bug.
Many great explorers and gray-bearded naturalists have lain long weeks hidden in the jungle waiting to see the monkeys do that trick.
Sometimes they would fix upon my nose, or forehead, where they stung me to the quick, smelling very offensively; and I could easily trace that viscous matter, which, our naturalists tell us, enables those creatures to walk with their feet upwards upon a ceiling.
Naturalists tell us that the ermine is a little animal which has a fur of purest white, and that when the hunters wish to take it, they make use of this artifice.
The most sagacious and laborious naturalists have never yet succeeded in tracing with certainty the line which separates the district of vegetable life from the neighboring region of unorganized matter, or which marks the ermination of the former and the commencement of the animal empire.
Indeed, the narwhal is armed with a sort of ivory sword, a halberd, according to the expression of certain naturalists.
It was a beautiful scarabæus, and, at that time, unknown to naturalists - of course a great prize in a scientific point of view.
While the voyagers were thus occupied, the naturalists rambled over the adjacent country to collect plants.
All these antique naturalists stood in advance of their centuries, yet were imbued with some of their credulity, and therefore were believed, and perhaps imagined themselves to have acquired from the investigation of Nature a power above Nature, and from physics a sway over the spiritual world.
The married couple ought also to regard the precepts of physicians and naturalists, each of whom have treated on these [1335b] subjects.