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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior.

Usage examples (35)
  • I am certainly not a taxonomist or any kind of expert on identifying flowers.
  • Although I knew he was a legendary taxonomist, I was vague on his coordinates.
  • Worse yet, no taxonomist relies only (your implication) on “looks” or “behavior.”
  • I mean, I'm no taxonomist, but I'm fairly certain that almonds, as nuts, are not mammals. for more
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