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aquarist

[uh-kwair-ist] /əˈkwɛər ɪst/
noun
1.
a curator, collector, or ichthyologist associated with an aquarium.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; aquar(ium) + -ist
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  • Its aquarist graduates are working in aquarium and research facilities throughout the country.
  • Rarely mentioned in aquarist-oriented websites but available through aquarium fi sh trade.
  • Tim, an aquarist extraordinaire, even let me in on a few secrets for raising plankton.
  • Recently described species, not listed on aquarist-oriented websites and unknown for sale in live-food fish markets.
British Dictionary definitions for aquarist

aquarist

/ˈækwərɪst/
noun
1.
the curator of an aquarium
2.
a person who studies aquatic life
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