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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 ?
And perhaps I can get some specimens of interest," added Professor Bumper, who, in addition to being an archaeologist, was something of a naturalist.
This lad will be an honor to his people," said Hawkeye, regarding the trail with as much admiration as a naturalist would expend on the tusk of a mammoth or the rib of a mastodon; "ay, and a thorn in the sides of the Hurons.
Of this whale little is precisely known to the Nantucketer, and nothing at all to the professed naturalist.
said the stranger, looking upon him with the curiosity of a naturalist studying some out-of-the-way specimen.
Darwin the naturalist says, "A white man bathing by the side of a Tahitian was like a plant bleached by the gardener's art, compared with a fine, dark green one, growing vigorously in the open fields.
We tramped through the darkness and the drenching summer rain full three miles, and reached "The Naturalist Tavern" in the village of Hirschhorn just an hour before midnight, almost exhausted from hardship, fatigue, and terror.
You remember the beaver which a naturalist tells us "busied himself as earnestly in constructing a dam in a room up three pair of stairs in London as if he had been laying his foundation in a lake in Upper Canada.
Under elegant glass cases, fixed by copper rivets, were classed and labelled the most precious productions of the sea which had ever been presented to the eye of a naturalist.
Finally he arrived, sitting bold upright on a branch which could be screwed into a mahogany pedestal, with his foot in the air, his head on one side, and in his beak a nut which the naturalist, from love of the sumptuous, had gilded.
Bradbury was less exclusive in his tastes and habits, and combined the hunter and sportsman with the naturalist.
Dey said he was an escaped convict, but he was a naturalist, und dot was enough for me.
They wore un-English leggings and curious girt-in belts that reminded him hazily of the pictures in a book in St Xavier's library "The Adventures of a Young Naturalist in Mexico" was its name.