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English definition of “naturalist”

naturalist

noun [C] uk   /ˈnætʃ.ər.əl.ɪst/ us    /-ɚ-/
art, literature a person who writes, paints, etc. in the style of naturalismPeople who write for work or pleasureArtists biology a person who studies and knows a lot about plants and animalsAnimal and plant biology - general words
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