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What is a Splitter?

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split·ter

noun
1.a person or thing that splits.
2.Biology Informal. a taxonomist who believes that classifications should emphasize differences between organisms and therefore favors a multiplicity of taxa (opposed to lumper ).


Origin:
1615–25; split + -er1


splitter

noun
1. a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone
2. a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics [ant: lumper]
3. a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences [syn: rail-splitter]

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