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  • v. Present participle of botanize.


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  • Another part revolves around Stephen's "botanizing", his catching of the "yellow jack" and his close encounter with death.

    The Lensman's Children

  • Born into a world whose cleverness he dreaded, whose institutions he loathed, whose angers he provoked, whose authorities he scandalised, whose crowds he hated, he went aside "botanizing" and

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  • As Ms. Ridley says, Baret lived to circle the globe, botanizing on the sides of the Strait of Magellan, traversing the Pacific, climbing on the slopes of an island volcano, and trekking through the rain forest of Madagascar, before finally finding her way back to France.

    Incredible Voyage

  • That is why it was used to record eye-witness events before the advent of photography, and also in map making, botanizing and war reporting.

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  • As most botanizing has been on the high altitude flora, only 75 tree species (18% of the country's total) have so far been recorded in the montane forest zone and it is expected that many more will be found there.

    Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

  • Rhetoricians have been botanizing this stuff from millennia.

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  • I'm sure there are more, but botanizing at 15 mph plus gets chancy.

    Memorial Day (US)

  • We advanced slowly, botanizing as we went, now and again folding a specimen plant between the collecting boards while Latz wrote notes and assigned it a number.


  • Tome One chronicles our botanizing, and Tome Two records our zoological adventures.


  • It is entirely logical to pass from gardening or botanizing to a study of butterflies and moths.



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