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bioprospector (plural bioprospectors)
- One who engages in bioprospecting.
2008 January 1, Andrew Downie, “On a Remote Path to Cures”, New York Times:
- So-called bioprospectors can make their fortunes by bringing those advantages to the attention of companies who identify the plant’s active compound and use it as a base ingredient for new products that they patent.