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splitter

[ split-er ]
/ ˈsplɪt ər /
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noun
a person or thing that splits.
Biology Informal. a taxonomist who believes that classifications should emphasize differences between organisms and therefore favors a multiplicity of taxa (opposed to lumper).
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Origin of splitter

First recorded in 1615–25; split + -er1
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