entomologist entomologist  /ˌɛn tə ˈmɑ lə dʒəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a zoologist who studies insects

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Holman met Franois Huber, a pioneering blind entomologist who, like Holman, had managed to carve out a career despite his disability.
  2. Jason Byrd, a well-known forensic entomologist, says that body farms are becoming more important as stranger-on-stranger crime is on the increase.
  3. Still, Sethi's sharp eye, worthy of being an entomologist's, makes the book a steadily absorbing read, all 400-plus pages of it.

News

  1. WSU starts sperm bank for honeybees

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- There's a lot of buzz at Washington State University over work to develop the first sperm bank for honeybees. Entomologist Steve Sheppard and his crew are using liquid nitrogen to preserve bee semen. The goal is to preserve and improve the stock of honeybees and to prevent subspecies from extinction. Honeybees are serious business. Washington's $1 billion apple crop, for ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

  2. Washington State U starts sperm bank for honeybees

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — There's a lot of buzz at Washington State University over work to develop the first sperm bank for honeybees. Entomologist Steve Sheppard and his crew are using liquid nitrogen to preserve bee semen. The goal is to preserve and improve the stock of honeybees and to prevent subspecies from extinction.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  3. Watch out for ticks this year

    The unsettlingly creepy feeling of a small, blood-sucking arachnid making its way up a leg might become more common this summer, according to South Dakota State University Extension urban entomologist Buyung Hadi.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Argus Leader

Quotes

  • Clarke described the bolts as passing through spaceships "as an entomologist pierces a butterfly with a pin".
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Arthur C Clarke Source: VNUNet.com

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