What does the word naturalist mean?

Usage examples for naturalist

  1. We had, after superhuman efforts, got the Naturalist into the carriage, and had breathlessly fallen back in the seat, expecting the train to move forthwith. – Faces and Places by Henry William Lucy
  2. Pat dared to dream of some day becoming a naturalist. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  3. I would sooner be a naturalist than anything else in the world." – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting