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zoologist

[zoh-ol-uh-jist]
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noun
  1. a specialist in zoology.
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Origin of zoologist

First recorded in 1655–65; zoolog(y) + -ist
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Word Origin and History for zoologist

n.

1660s, from zoology + -ist.

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