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  • n. Plural form of herbarium.

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Examples

  • In 1953 Feinbrun spent a sabbatical year at the Kew Gardens herbarium in London and the herbariums of Edinburgh and Geneva.

    Naomi Feinbrun-Dothan.

  • The sole decoration of the four rooms on the ground floor, which composed his lodgings, consisted of framed herbariums, and engravings of the old masters.

    Les Miserables

  • He had sold the last of his furniture, then all duplicates of his bedding, his clothing and his blankets, then his herbariums and prints; but he still retained his most precious books, many of which were of the greatest rarity, among others, Les Quadrins Historiques de la Bible, edition of

    Les Miserables

  • On the day of his entrance into his new quarters, he was very gay, and drove the nails on which his engravings and herbariums were to hang, with his own hands, dug in his garden the rest of the day, and at night, perceiving that Mother Plutarque had a melancholy air, and was very thoughtful, he tapped her on the shoulder and said to her with a smile: “We have the indigo!”

    Les Miserables

  • Usnic acid levels in old lichen specimens from herbariums show lower levels of usnic acid than recent specimens from the same place, indicating that UV-B levels were lower in recent history.

    Maudlandia Antarctic desert

  • It amuses us moderns, having dried and discoloured them, to make little herbariums of them.

    Antiquarian Weird Tales: Walter de la Mare

  • Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating exhibiting institutions, such as botanical gardens, arboretums, and herbariums.

    Discover What You’re Best At

  • Of course we were nothing loath to tarry a few weeks on this fairy isle, and we gladly availed ourselves of the opportunity thus afforded to enrich our herbariums and sketchbooks with new specimens by making occasional excursions to the jungles, and now and then a picnic to some of the thirty smaller islands that surround Singapore.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • "We are going to the woods, too," said another group, "and will gather flowers to press for our herbariums."

    Pixy's Holiday Journey

  • Specimens of this grass were sent to Kew and Calcutta herbariums for identification and they were named _C. montana_, with which I could not agree.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

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