|1.||the study of animals and plants in the wild state|
|2.||the study of all natural phenomena|
|3.||the sum of these phenomena in a given place or at a given time: the natural history of Iran|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
The study and description of living things and natural objects, especially their origins, evolution, and relationships to one another. Natural history includes the sciences of zoology, mineralogy, geology, and paleontology.