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botany

noun bot·a·ny \ˈbä-tə-nē, ˈbät-nē\

: a branch of science that deals with plant life

plural bot·a·nies

Full Definition of BOTANY

1
:  a branch of biology dealing with plant life
2
a :  plant life
b :  the properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group
3
:  a botanical treatise or study; especially :  a particular system of botany
bot·a·nist \-nist\ noun
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Origin of BOTANY

botanic botanical + 2-y
First Known Use: 1696

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

Rhymes with BOTANY

BOTANIES Defined for Kids

botany

noun bot·a·ny \ˈbä-tə-nē, ˈbät-nē\

Definition of BOTANY for Kids

:  a branch of biology dealing with plants
Medical Dictionary

botany

noun bot·a·ny \ˈbät-ən-ē, ˈbät-nē\
plural bot·a·nies

Medical Definition of BOTANY

1
:  a branch of biology dealing with plant life
2
a :  plant life b :  the properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group
3
:  a botanical treatise or study; especially :  a particular system of botany

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