Meaning of herpetologist in English:


Pronunciation /ˌhəːpɪˈtɒlədʒɪst/


See herpetology

‘He was primarily a herpetologist and mammalogist and he described many genera and species that are still used today.’
  • ‘H. Robert Bustard is a Scottish herpetologist with a special interest in crocodilians and chelonians.’
  • ‘Some herpetologists thought those results suggested the likelihood of interbreeding among local populations of the same species.’
  • ‘Walter Auffenberg, a herpetologist formerly at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, demonstrated that Komodo monitors can detect carrion from nearly seven miles away.’
  • ‘By profession I am a herpetologist, a biologist specializing in reptiles and amphibians.’