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[ zoh-ol-uh-jist ]


  1. a specialist in zoology.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of zoologist1

First recorded in 1655–65; zoolog(y) + -ist
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Example Sentences

Clemens Schaber is a zoologist — a scientist who studies animals — at the University of Kiel in Germany.

When zoologists study life on Earth, we’re studying mechanisms.

One exception is Arik Kershenbaum, a zoologist at Cambridge University, whose recent book, The Zoologist’s Guide to the Galaxy, might remind readers of Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Arik Kershenbaum is a zoologist college lecturer, and fellow at Girton College, University of Cambridge.

After working with a zoologist, Krishnan and his team determined that the best way to defend against insects was to keep them away from their vehicles’ precious sensors altogether.

The zoologist at University of Tubingen in Germany gave a bunch of spiders some LSD.

The Telegraph reports that he is fluent in Swahili and a keen zoologist.

Among the Islands By Tim Flannery An eminent zoologist reports from his adventures through the South Pacific Islands.

The girls all had day jobs; one worked as a graphic artist, another as a zoologist.

His two older sisters are accomplished – a cardiologist and a Ph.D. zoologist.

Mr. Couch records one in the 'Zoologist' for 1874 as having been killed at Cobo on the 28th of September of that year.

I see, however, no reason to doubt Mr. Couch's statement in the 'Zoologist,' as the bird was brought into his shop.

Another was shot by a farmer in Guernsey early in March, 1866, and was recorded by myself in the 'Zoologist' for that year.

I have the following note on the subject in the 'Zoologist' for 1866, which gives the time of their arrival pretty correctly.

The comparative non-existence of Australian mammalia, higher in rank than the marsupials, is a subject for the zoologist.





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