1. [ noun ] (philosophy) an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
Related terms: philosopher
2. [ noun ] (biology) a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
Synonyms: natural_scientist
Related terms: biologist Darwin baron_georges_cuvier baron_alexander_von_humboldt Lamarck john_muir alfred_russel_wallace gesner hudson andrews agassiz lorenz_oken georg_wilhelm_steller jan_swammerdam zoology botany
Similar spelling:   naturalistic