In this museum were anatomical preparations, coins, minerals, and natural-history specimens.
Our natural-history books deal only with those that are alive now.
Visits to the zoological gardens, to natural-history museums and art galleries, are valuable teaching experiences.
His Beagle voyage is a regular magazine of natural-history knowledge.
The book abounds in droll stories, some quite new, and some already given in his lectures and natural-history papers.
Nor is there much gained, even if you become acquainted with English, or even Latin, names of natural-history objects.
On the other hand, she remembered to have read, in her natural-history studies, that African elephants were untameable.
I went against my feelings: I buried my natural-history books at the bottom of my trunk.
For has not that devotion resulted in a complete reform of the natural-history Sciences!
So Cooper Union provided a museum of waxworks and many strange, natural-history specimens.
natural history n.
The study and description of organisms and natural objects, especially their origins, evolution, and interrelationships.
A collection of facts about the development of a natural process or object.
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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.