the sciences, as botany, mineralogy, or zoology, dealing with the study of all objects in nature: used especially in reference to the beginnings of these sciences in former times.
the study of these sciences.
the study of animals and plants in the wild state
the study of all natural phenomena
the sum of these phenomena in a given place or at a given time: the natural history of Iran
natural history n.
The study and description of living things and natural objects, especially their origins, evolution, and relationships to one another. Natural history includes the sciences of zoology, mineralogy, geology, and paleontology.
noun 1. immunity that is present without prior immunization. noun 1. immunity with which an individual is born, which has a genetic basis natural immunity n. See innate immunity.
[nach-er-uh-lis-tik, nach-ruh-] /ˌnætʃ ər əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌnætʃ rə-/ adjective 1. imitating or the usual surroundings. 2. pertaining to or . 3. pertaining to , especially in literature and art. /ˌnætʃrəˈlɪstɪk; -tʃərə-/ adjective 1. of, imitating, or reproducing nature in effect or characteristics 2. of or characteristic of naturalism, esp in art or literature 3. of […]
- Naturalistic fallacy
noun 1. the supposed fallacy of inferring evaluative conclusions from purely factual premises Compare Hume’s law, non-naturalism
[nach-er-uh-lahyz, nach-ruh-] /ˈnætʃ ər əˌlaɪz, ˈnætʃ rə-/ verb (used with object), naturalized, naturalizing. 1. to confer upon (an alien) the rights and privileges of a citizen. 2. to introduce (organisms) into a region and cause them to flourish as if native. 3. to introduce or adopt (foreign practices, words, etc.) into a country or into […]