botanical


1bo·tan·i·cal

adjective \bə-ˈta-ni-kəl\

: of or relating to plants or the study of plants

: made from or taken from plants

Full Definition of BOTANICAL

1
:  of or relating to plants or botany
2
:  derived from plants
3
:  species <botanical tulips>
bo·tan·i·cal·ly \-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

Rhymes with BOTANICAL

2botanical

noun

Definition of BOTANICAL

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

First Known Use of BOTANICAL

circa 1926

Rhymes with BOTANICAL

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