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entomologist

[ en-tuh-mol-uh-jist ]
/ ˌɛn təˈmɒl ə dʒɪst /
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noun
a scientist who specializes in insects:Entomologists believe a predatory wasp may be more effective at stemming the spread of the destructive emerald ash borer beetle than standard traps.
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Origin of entomologist

First recorded in 1770–80; entomolog(y) + -ist
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