American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to plants or plant life.
- adj. Of or relating to the science of botany.
- n. A drug, medicinal preparation, or similar substance obtained from a plant or plants.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or concerned with the study or cultivation of plants.
- adj. Of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition.
- n. Something derived from a botanical, especially herbal, source
- n. a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
- adj. of or relating to plants or botany
- botany + -ical (Wiktionary)
- From Late Latin botanicus, from Greek botanikos, from botanē, fodder, plants. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Identifying gaps in botanical information for biodiversity conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean.”
“They have made a long-term botanical study of the composition of the natural forest and its pharmacological potentials, of the okapi and of the dynamics of the socio-economic impact of human migration.”
“We also probably should go to the Austin botanical gardens and plan hikes at least once a month.”
“Unfortunately, its counterpart in French botanical terminology, radicule, apparently has been anglicised into radicle.”
“As late as 1820, Goethe worried that women and children should not be exposed to the "dogma of sexuality" in botanical studies (Stern 245).”
“They are all found in botanical works under long, clumsy, Latin appellations, very little fitted for every-day uses, just like the plants of our gardens, half of which are only known by long-winded Latin polysyllables, which timid people are afraid to pronounce.”
“With a career spanning 35 years, Lipscomb has become known as a botanical ambassador.”
“Sylva worked as the groundskeeper at the now-defunct Maui Zoo in Wailuku and began planting native foliage to the point that it also became known as a botanical garden, Hobdy recalled.”
“News to me: Each nearby homeowner’s front lawn is included in botanical definitions of “urban forest”.”
“I called the botanical garden to find out whether or not to remove the leaves still holding on to my roses.”
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