specialist etymology

English word specialist comes from French spécialiste (Specialist.)

Detailed word origin of specialist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spécialiste French (fra) Specialist.
specialist English (eng) (British) Specialised. (US, military) Any of several non-commissioned ranks corresponding to that of corporal.. (medicine) A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery.. An organism that is specialized for a particular environment.. Someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, some specific branch of study or research.

Words with the same origin as specialist

Descendants of spécialiste
specialistic