Definitions for ecologist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•col•o•gyɪˈkɒl ə dʒi(n.)

  1. the branch of biology dealing with the relations and interactions between organisms and their environment.

    Category: Biology

  2. the set of relationships existing between organisms and their environment.

    Category: Biology

  3. Category: Sociology

    Ref: Also called human ecology.

  4. the advocacy of protection of the air, water, and other natural resources from pollution or its effects; environmentalism.

    Category: Ecology, Common Vocabulary

Origin of ecology:

1870–75; earlier oecology < G Ökologie (1868) < Gk oîk(os) house +-o- -o - + G -logie -logy


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ecologist(noun)

    a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment


  1. ecologist(Noun)

    A scholar of ecology.

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