zoologist

[ zoh-ol-uh-jist ]
/ zoʊˈɒl ə dʒɪst /

noun

a specialist in zoology.

Nearby words

  1. zoolagnia,
  2. zoolatry,
  3. zoological,
  4. zoological garden,
  5. zoologically,
  6. zoology,
  7. zoom,
  8. zoom in,
  9. zoom in on,
  10. zoom lens

Origin of zoologist

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

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Word Origin and History for zoologist

zoologist

n.

1660s, from zoology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper