Definitions

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  • n. One who describes the fauna of a country.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who describes the fauna of country; a naturalist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A student of, or writer upon, a fauna; one who is versed in faunæ; a zoögeographer.

Etymologies

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fauna +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Dear Sir, -- Some future faunist, a man of fortune, will, I hope, extend his visits to the kingdom of Ireland; a new field and a country little known to the naturalist.

    The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1

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