-ist

(Greek > Latin: a suffix; one who believes in; one who is engaged in; someone who does something)

iatrochemist
A member of the iatrochemical school.
iatrophysicist
A member of the iatrophysical school.
ichthyologist (s) (noun), ichthyologists (pl)
Someone who specializes in the scientific study of fish: Shanna's cousin spends a lot of his time on the coast because he is an ichthyologist and he wants to learn more about aquatic environments.
A collector of fish.
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A fish fancier or expert.
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ichthyomantist
A person who uses fish or their parts to foretell or divine the present, past, or future.
ichthyophagist
Any human, animal, etc. that eats or consumes fish.
ichthyotomist
A dissector or anatomist of fishes.
iconologist
Someone who deals with the description, analysis, and interpretation of icons or iconic representations.
ideologist
idiatrist
A physician who specializes in a particular medical area.
idolist
A worshiper of idols.
ignicolist (s), ignicolists (pl) (noun forms)
A fire-worshipper or fire-worshippers: "There were ignicolists who were known to worship fire as a form of a god."
illusionist (s) (noun), illusionists (pl)
Someone who produces mental images that are not real: A conjuror or sleight of hand performer is identified as an illusionist.
Being deceived by false impressions; such as, a ventriloquist or sleight-of-hand performer.
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immersionist (s), immersionists (pl) (nouns)
imperialist (adjective), more imperialist, most imperialist
impressionist