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naturalist

Synonyms of naturalist in English:

noun

  • naturalist or naturist?Unwary naturalists might be embarrassed to come across naturists when they were looking for specimens. Despite their similar spelling, the two words have quite different meanings: a naturalist is someone interested in or knowledgeable about natural history, while naturist is a less common term for nudist.

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