Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to botany.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to botany, or the scientific study of plants.
  • n. A botanist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to plants or botany

Etymologies

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From the Medieval Latin botanicus — perhaps viâ the French botanique — from the Ancient Greek βοτανικός (botanikos), from βοτάνη (botanē, "plant").

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