zoologist

[zoh-ol-uh-jist]
noun
a specialist in zoology.

Origin:
1655–65; zoolog(y) + -ist

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zoology (zəʊˈɒlədʒɪ, zuː-)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  the study of animals, including their classification, structure, physiology, and history
2.  the biological characteristics of a particular animal or animal group
3.  the fauna characteristic of a particular region
4.  a book, treatise, etc, dealing with any aspect of the study of animals
 
zoological
 
adj
 
zo'ologist
 
n

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