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1. a person who is expert or interested in botany or zoology, esp in the field
2. a person who advocates or practises naturalism, esp in art or literature



one who studies natural history. The Young Naturalists (iunnaty) are schoolchildren who study nature and are concerned with the conservation of useful plants and animals.

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In 2005, The American Midland Naturalist formally added a subtitle: An International Journal of Ecology, Evolution and Environment.
Master Naturalist interns are required to complete 60 hours of training and volunteer time.
Walking Home Ground also links the naturalists to one another.
He also admits that, if the goal of practical reasoning can be described entirely in naturalist vocabulary, then the conceptual role semantic account of "is better than" will be compatible with reductive naturalism (2001: 20).
The opinions expressed in papers and book reviews published in The Victorian Naturalist are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the FNCV.
More than 1,500 participants have completed a California Naturalist course.
When I applied for the job of a naturalist, I was laughed at by men, who thought I wouldn't stick around for long," she said.
Synopsis: The first comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the prostitute in Latin American literature "The Naturalist Prostitute and Her Avatars in Latin American Literature, 1880-2010" shows the gender, ethnic, and racial identities that emerge in the literary figure of the prostitute during the consolidation of modern Latin American states in the late nineteenth century in the literary genre of Naturalism.
Stebbins will remain a giant in the annals of herpetology, conservation biology, teaching at UC Berkeley, and as a highly skilled field naturalist.
In 1767, French naturalist Philibert de Commerson set out on a six-year tour that took him to South America, Java and Madagascar.
His general acceptance of scientific knowledge makes him a naturalist as far as it goes.
Which TV naturalist says people expect him to turn up to functions naked after confusing him for a naturist?