naturalist naturalist  /ˈnæ tʃə rə ləst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  2. (n) a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)

Usage(s):

  1. What I discovered was that everything which meant most to me as a naturalist was being threatened, and that nothing I could do would be more important.
  2. Tomine's drawings cap the naturalist style of the stories.
  3. I talked to scientists from the recently deceased paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould to the great naturalist Bil Gilbert.

News

  1. 10 Things to do this weekend

    STROLL. Get Pop out in the great outdoors during a FATHER'S DAY HIKE at Sand Ridge Nature Center. This leisurely outing will be appropriate for the whole family and will be led by of Forest Preserve naturalist. June 16, 1:30 p.m.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Crain's Chicago Business

  2. Indiana, PA - Indiana County

    • Salamander Safari will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the park office. Mike Shaffer, park naturalist, will help participants explore Laurel Run for salamanders and other critters. All are asked to wear shoes that can get wet.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Indiana Gazette

  3. Raw Apple Blossom Honey at Naturalist's Notebook

    Mohawk Valley Trading Company Raw Apple Blossom Honey is now available in 1lb glass jars at The Naturalist’s Notebook, Seal Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, United States. This is raw honey ; it has not been heated, filtered, blended or processed and all of the pollen, enzymes, propolis, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals and aromatics are in the same condition as they were in the hive ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I was fortunate enough to be invited to visit the Galapagos islands on a week-long boating expedition and had the further good fortune to meet naturalist guide Robert Grimstone," says Ciani. "This DVD video is the result of our collaboration...
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Suzanne Ciani Source: PR Web (press release)

  2. Mr Drabble said: "She was having trouble with her liberty budgies at Windsor being attacked by hawks, and although she is a good naturalist she wanted my advice."
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Phil Drabble Source: BBC News

  3. A gifted nature writer, Carr wrote 10 books, some of which ("The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on a Remote Caribbean Shore," 1955, and "Ulendo: Travels of a Naturalist In and Out of Africa," 1964, in particular) were quite...
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Archie Carr Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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