HyperDic: zoologist

English > 1 sense of the word zoologist:
NOUNperson zoologist, animal scientista specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
zoologist > pronunciation
Soundszowaa'lahjhahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... wanderlust: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > zoologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals.
Synonymanimal scientist
InstancesFrisch, Karl von FrischAustrian zoologist noted for his studies / studies of honeybees (1886-1982)
Goodall, Jane GoodallEnglish zoologist noted for her studies / studies of chimpanzees in the wild (born in 1934)
Kinsey, Alfred Charles KinseyUnited States zoologist best known for his interview studies of sexual / sexual behavior (1894-1956)
Lorenz, Konrad Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias LorenzAustrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate / innate / innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989)
Tinbergen, Nikolaas TinbergenDutch zoologist who showed that much animal behavior is innate / innate / innate and stereotyped (1907-1988)
Narrowerentomologist, bugologist, bug-hunterA zoologist who studies insects
ethologistA zoologist who studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats
herpetologistA zoologist who studies reptiles and amphibians
ichthyologistA zoologist who studies fishes
malacologistA zoologist specializing in the study of mollusks
mammalogistOne skilled in the study of mammals
ornithologist, bird watcherA zoologist who studies birds
protozoologistA zoologist who studies protozoans
Broaderbiologist, life scientist(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
Spanishzoóloga, zoólogo
Catalanzoòleg
Nounszoologythe branch of biology that studies animals

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