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biologist

[bahy-ol-uh-jist] /baɪˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in biology.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; biolog(y) + -ist
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Examples for biologists
  • These findings, however, are still not accepted by all biologists.
  • However, some biologists suggest that the structure more closely resembles a club.
  • It has little value for jewelry makers, but is very valuable to biologists.
  • Eventually, biologists demonstrated that the sounds were the vocalizations of fin whales.
Word Origin and History for biologists

biologist

n.

1813, from biology + -ist. Earliest use is in reference to human life. In modern scientific sense, by 1874.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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