What does Naturalist mean?

Definitions for Naturalistˈnætʃ ər ə lɪst, ˈnætʃ rə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Naturalist.

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)


  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.]


  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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. naturalist

    Naturalist (noun) a person who studies plants and animals.

    Naturalist the one who advocates or practices naturalism.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Naturalist in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Naturalist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.

  2. Nate Sanders:

    These original manuscripts reveal Darwin's extraordinary interest in biological life and what today we'd call biodiversity. Darwin's attention to detail demonstrates his talent as a scientist and a naturalist.

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Translations for Naturalist

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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