Definition of Bug-hunter

1. Noun. A zoologist who studies insects.

Exact synonyms: Bugologist, Entomologist
Specialized synonyms: Butterfly Collector, Lepidopterist, Lepidopterologist
Generic synonyms: Animal Scientist, Zoologist
Specialized synonyms: E. O. Wilson, Edward Osborne Wilson, Wilson
Derivative terms: Entomology



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bug-hunter

bufothionine
bufotoxin
bufotoxins
bufuralol 1'-hydroxylase
bug
bug-a-boo
bug-a-boos
bug-bear
bug-bears
bug-chaser
bug-chasers
bug-eyed
bug-eyed monster
bug-eyed monsters
bug-hunter (current term)
bug boy
bug juice
bug magnet
bug off
bug out
bug spray
bugaboo
bugaboos
bugan
bugans
bugbane
bugbanes
bugbear
bugbears

Literary usage of Bug-hunter

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1. The Spirit of Nature Study: A Book of Social Suggestion and Sympathy for All by Edward Fuller Bigelow (1907)
"... "bug-hunter" although he may be looking at the rings of Saturn through his telescope, or searching for the nectar cup of a violet, he is a "bug-hunter. ..."

2. Up and Down the Brooks by Mary Ellen Bamford (1889)
"And the bug-hunter wishes that it were but proper to respond in the words of Orlando, " He is drowned in the brook: look but in and you shall see him. ..."

3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1896)
"... to penetrate all parts of a room in which it happens to be molested, often leading to its discovery. It is closely related to the masked bed-bug hunter, ..."

4. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"Closely allied to the masked bed-bug-hunter is a large bug which insinuates itself into beds for a less commendable purpose than that of its ally; ..."

5. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1896)
"... to penetrate all parts of a room in which it happens to be molested, often leading to its discovery. It is closely related to the masked bed-bug hunter, ..."

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