Definitions for naturalistˈnætʃ ər ə lɪst, ˈnætʃ rə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nat•u•ral•istˈnætʃ ər ə lɪst, ˈnætʃ rə-(n.)

  1. a person who studies or is an expert in natural history, esp. a zoologist or botanist.

    Category: Biology

  2. an adherent of naturalism in literature or art.

    Category: Literature

Origin of naturalist:

1580–90

Princeton's WordNet

  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)

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

naturalist(noun)

a person who studies animal and plant life.

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