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naturalist

Pronunciation: /ˈnætʃrələst; ˈnætʃrəlɪst/

Translation of naturalist in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Botany/Botánica] [Zoology/Zoología] naturalista (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Ornithologists and naturalists, including the renowned nineteenth-century illustrator John Gould, originally classified male and female huias as two different species.
    • To help do this, the event organizers have recruited naturalists and scientists with expertise in various animal and plant groups to lead teams of volunteers through the park and identify what is there.
    • On this year's Antarctic cruises, for example, the onboard team includes scientists, naturalists and explorers, led by respected naturalist Nigel Sitwell.

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