Definitions for naturalistˈnætʃ ər ə lɪst, ˈnætʃ rə-

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  1. naturalist(noun)

    an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms

  2. naturalist, natural scientist(noun)

    a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)

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  1. naturalist(n.)

    One versed in natural science; a student of natural history, esp. of the natural history of plants or animals; a botanist or zoologist.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. naturaliste.]

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  1. naturalist(Noun)

    A person committed to studying nature or natural history.

  2. naturalist(Noun)

    A person who believes in or advocates the tenets of philosophical or methodological naturalism.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Naturalist(noun)

    one versed in natural science; a student of natural history, esp. of the natural history of animals

  2. Naturalist(noun)

    one who holds or maintains the doctrine of naturalism in religion

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. naturaliste.]

Translations for naturalist

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  • Naturalistin, Naturalist, Naturforscher, NaturforscherinGerman
  • naturalisti, luonnontieteilijäFinnish
  • naturalisteFrench
  • натуралист, природонаучник, природњакMacedonian
  • natuurvorserDutch
  • natihivestigan, natijivestigan, nativestigan, hinatiman, jinatiman, natimanVolapük

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