sanitarian
noun Date: 1859 a specialist in sanitary science and public health <
milk sanitarian
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sanitarian — San i*ta ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sanitarian — San i*ta ri*an, n. An advocate of sanitary measures; one especially interested or versed in sanitary measures. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sanitarian — [san΄ə ter′ē ən] adj. SANITARY n. a person who specializes in public health and sanitation …   English World dictionary

  • sanitarian — One who is skilled in sanitation and public health. [L. sanitas, health, fr. sanus, sound] * * * san·i·tar·i·an .san ə ter ē ən n a specialist in sanitary science and public health <a milk sanitarian> * * * n. see medical assistant * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • sanitarian — I. ˌsanəˈta(a)rēən, ter , tār noun ( s) Etymology: sanitary (I) + English an (n. suffix) : one skilled in matters of sanitary science and public health milk sanitarian …   Useful english dictionary

  • sanitarian — /san i tair ee euhn/, adj. 1. sanitary; clean and wholesome. n. 2. a specialist in public sanitation and health. [1855 60; SANITARY + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • sanitarian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to health, or the laws of health; sanitary. 2. noun a public health or sanitation worker …   Wiktionary

  • sanitarian — san·i·tar·i·an || ‚sænɪ terɪən / teÉ™r n. specialist in public health and hygiene adj. clean, hygienic, sanitary; pertaining to sanitation, pertaining to hygiene …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanitarian — noun chiefly archaic a person responsible for public health or in favour of public health reform. Origin C19: from sanitary + ian …   English new terms dictionary

  • sanitarian — san·i·tar·i·an …   English syllables

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