biologist etymology

English word biologist comes from English -ist, English biology

Detailed word origin of biologist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
biology English (eng) The living organisms of a particular region.. The structure, function, and behavior of an organism or type of organism.. The study of all life or living matter.
biologist English (eng) A student of biology; one versed in the science of biology.

Words with the same origin as biologist

Descendants of -ist
activist archaeologist ist journalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist receptionist sexist socialist stylist
Descendants of biology