Naturist vs Naturalist - What's the difference?

naturist | naturalist |


As nouns the difference between naturist and naturalist

is that naturist is one who prefers to live without clothes, often for reasons of health while naturalist is (dated) a person committed to studying nature or natural history.

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naturist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who prefers to live without clothes, often for reasons of health.
  • One who believes in the doctrine of naturism, which attributes everything to nature.
  • (Boyle)

    Synonyms

    * nudist

    Anagrams

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    naturalist

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dated) A person committed to studying nature or natural history.
  • (philosophy) A person who believes]] in or [[advocate, advocates the tenets of philosophical or methodological naturalism.
  • See also

    * botanist * biologist * geologist * scientist * zoologist