ornithologist etymology

English word ornithologist comes from English -ist, English ornithology

Detailed word origin of ornithologist

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;.
ornithology English (eng) The branch of zoology that deals with the scientific study of birds.
ornithologist English (eng) A person who studies or practices ornithology.

Words with the same origin as ornithologist

Descendants of -ist
activist anthropologist archaeologist arsonist biologist celibacy geologist guitarist ist journalist nationalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist psychiatrist psychologist rapist receptionist sexist socialist stylist tourist violinist vocalist