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botanical

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adjective bo·tan·i·cal \bə-ˈta-ni-kəl\

Simple Definition of botanical

  • : of or relating to plants or the study of plants

  • : made from or taken from plants

Full Definition of botanical

  1. 1 :  of or relating to plants or botany

  2. 2 :  derived from plants

  3. 3 :  species <botanical tulips>

bo·tan·i·cal·ly play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of botanical

French botanique, from Greek botanikos of herbs, from botanē pasture, herb, from boskein to feed, graze; probably akin to Lithuanian guotas flock


First Known Use: 1658

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botanical

noun bo·tan·i·cal

Definition of botanical

  1. :  a plant part or extract used especially in skin and hair care products; also :  a medicinal preparation derived from a plant



Circa 1926

First Known Use of botanical

circa 1926


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