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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The plant lore and agricultural customs of a people.
  • n. The study of such lore and customs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The scientific study of the relationships between people and plants

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Botany in its relations to the economic uses of plants by different races, especially by aborigines or primitive races.


ethno- +‎ botany (Wiktionary)



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