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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms;

2. a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology);
[syn: naturalist, natural scientist]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

naturalist \nat"u*ral*ist\, n. [Cf. F. naturaliste.] 1. One versed in natural science; a student of natural history, esp. of the natural history of plants or animals; a botanist or zoologist. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. One who holds or maintains the doctrine of naturalism in religion. --H. Bushnell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

naturalist n 1: an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms 2: a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology) [syn: naturalist, natural scientist]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "naturalist": Marxist, anatomist, bacteriologist, biochemist, biologist, biometrist, biophysicist, botanist, commonsense philosopher, cytologist, dialectical materialist, ecologist, epistemological realist, geneticist, materialist, natural realist, natural scientist, physicist, physiologist, realist, zoologist