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Definition 1: a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology) - [noun denoting person]

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(naturalist is a kind of ...) (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms

(... is an instance of naturalist) English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913)

(... is an instance of naturalist) Dutch naturalist and microscopist who proposed a classification of insects and who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and was the first to see red blood cells (1637-1680)

(... is an instance of naturalist) German naturalist (1709-1746)

(... is an instance of naturalist) German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)

(... is an instance of naturalist) United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)

(... is an instance of naturalist) French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)

(... is an instance of naturalist) German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859)

(... is an instance of naturalist) English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)

(... is an instance of naturalist) Swiss naturalist who was one of the founders of modern zoology (1516-1565)

(... is an instance of naturalist) English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)

(... is an instance of naturalist) French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)

(... is an instance of naturalist) United States naturalist who contributed to paleontology and geology (1884-1960)

(... is an instance of naturalist) United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

(naturalist belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

(naturalist belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

Definition 2: an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms - [noun denoting person]

(naturalist is a kind of ...) a specialist in philosophy

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