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zoologist

[zoh-ol-uh-jist] /zoʊˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in zoology.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; zoolog(y) + -ist
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  • In the case of humans, one might think that it is hardly necessary to get the professional opinion of a zoologist on the matter.
  • For me as zoologist and curator, it is an enrichment project with some opportunities for behavioral studies.
  • Bateson, who was a zoologist, was stoop- shouldered and large.
Word Origin and History for zoologist
n.

1660s, from zoology + -ist.

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