from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To collect plants for scientific study.
- intransitive v. To investigate or study plants scientifically.
- transitive v. To investigate or explore the plant life of (a region).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To do the work of a botanist; as to inventory the plant life in an area.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To seek after plants for botanical investigation; to study plants.
- transitive v. To explore for botanical purposes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To examine or seek for plants for the purpose of studying and classifying them, etc.; investigate the vegetable kingdom as a botanist.
- To explore botanically: as, to botanize a neighborhood.
- Also spelled botanise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. collect and study plants
From botany + -ize. (Wiktionary)