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

1. An entomologist who specializes in the collection and study of butterflies and moths.
2. A person who studies the order of insects called Lepidoptera, a large order including butterflies and moths.
lepidopterophilist (s) (noun), lepidopterophilists (pl)
A collector of butterflies: In college, the biology students studied lepidopterology and learned a lot about the different kinds of moths and butterflies, and Mr. Smith, a lepidopterophist, even had a collection of butterflies for the students to view.
An individual who specializes in the study and treatment of leprosy.
lexicologist (s) (noun), lexicologists (pl)
Someone who studies the meanings and origins of words.
lexiconist (s) (noun), lexiconists (pl)
Someone who compiles a dictionary or dictionaries.
lexiconophilist (s) (noun), lexiconophilists (pl)
A person who collects dictionaries and related books about words because he or she has a fondness for vocabulary: The author of this extensive dictionary had a library full of different lexica, encyclopaedias, glossaries, and word lists for doing his research, and so he was certainly a lexiconophilist!
linguist (s) (noun), linguists (pl)
1. Someone who speaks several languages or finds it easy to learn languages: Ms. Smith was a famed linguist who wrote poetry in several different languages.
2. A person who studies languages: A new linguist was hired by the university to chair the foreign language department.
Knowing several languages.
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A specialist in the effects of fat.
Anyone who writes signs or characters representing words.
literalist (s) (noun), literalists (pl)
1. Someone who strives to present the exact representation of a statement or law: Jack had to be a literalist when executing the statutes with accuracy and correctness.
2. A person who translates a text as clearly as possible: In the special language class at school, Grace learned how to be a literalist in that she worked on interpreting written work with preciseness and exactness.
A surgeon or other physician who removes stones, particularly from the bladder.
lithotripist (s) (noun), lithotripists (pl)
Someone who is skilled in the process of crushing and extracting stones located in the kidney or bladder: Isaac had to be treated by a lithotripist in order to get rid of the mineral crystals that were causing intense pain in his lower back and urinary tract infections.
1. Someone who is paid to lobby political representatives on an issue that is desired by the one who is paying the lobbyist.
2. Someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills that the lobbyist favors.