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- n. An amateur botanist, especially one who enjoys finding plants in nature and identifying them.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who botanizes.
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But Scott, of course, had even less in common with the peeper and botanizer on maidens 'hearts than with the wildest romanticist.
Some of the plants ended up with Aylmer Burke Lambert, a chaotic botanizer who exasperated his colleagues because typically he’d heap together collections of dried plants and then leave them uncatalogued.
But Scott, of course, had even less in common with the peeper and botanizer on maidens’ hearts than with the wildest romanticist.