noun Date: 1700 1. a maker or follower of a system 2. a specialist in taxonomy ; taxonomist

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  • Systematist — Sys tem*a*tist, n. [Cf. F. syst[ e]matiste.] 1. One who forms a system, or reduces to system. [1913 Webster] 2. One who adheres to a system. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • systematist — [sis′tə mətist] n. 1. a person who works according to a system 2. a taxonomist …   English World dictionary

  • systematist — systematic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ done or acting according to a fixed plan or system; methodical. DERIVATIVES systematically adverb systematist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • systematist — n. [Gr. syn, together; histani, to place] A student of taxonomy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • systematist — /sis teuh meuh tist/, n. 1. a person who constructs a system. 2. a naturalist engaged in classification. 3. a person who adheres to a system, order, or method. [1690 1700; < Gk systemat (s. of sýstema) SYSTEM + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • systematist — noun A biologist who studies systematics …   Wiktionary

  • systematist — sys·tem·a·tist sis tə mət əst n a classifying scientist: TAXONOMIST …   Medical dictionary

  • systematist — sys·tem·a·tist …   English syllables

  • systematist — sys•tem•a•tist [[t]ˈsɪs tə mə tɪst, sɪˈstɛm ə [/t]] n. 1) bio tax a specialist in systematics, esp. a taxonomist 2) a person who constructs or adheres to a system • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • systematist — /ˈsɪstəmətəst/ (say sistuhmuhtuhst) noun 1. someone who constructs a system. 2. a naturalist engaged in classification. 3. someone who adheres to system …   Australian English dictionary

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