Nonscientist

scientist

[sahy-uhn-tist]
noun
an expert in science, especially one of the physical or natural sciences.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin scient(ia) science + -ist

nonscientist, noun
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scientist (ˈsaɪəntɪst)
 
n
a person who studies or practises any of the sciences or who uses scientific methods

Scientist (ˈsaɪəntɪst)
 
n
1.  Christian Science Christ as supreme spiritual healer
2.  See Christian Science short for Christian Scientist

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scientist
1834, coined from L. scientia (see science) by the Rev. William Whewell (17941866), Eng. polymath, by analogy with artist.
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