from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A collection of dried plants mounted, labeled, and systematically arranged for use in scientific study.
- n. A place or institution where such a collection is kept.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A collection of dried plants or parts of plants.
- n. A building or institution where such a collection is kept.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A collection of dried specimens of plants, systematically arranged.
- n. A book or case for preserving dried plants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A collection of dried plants systematically arranged; a hortus siccus.
- n. A book or other contrivance for preserving dried specimens of plants.
- n. An edifice or place in which plants are preserved for botanical purposes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study
Late Latin herbārium, from Latin herbārius, one skilled in herbs, from Latin herba, herb, vegetation.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin herbārium. (Wiktionary)