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botany

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noun bot·a·ny \ˈbä-tə-nē, ˈbät-nē\

Simple Definition of botany

  • : a branch of science that deals with plant life

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of botany

plural

botanies

  1. 1 :  a branch of biology dealing with plant life

  2. 2 a :  plant life b :  the properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group

  3. 3 :  a botanical treatise or study; especially :  a particular system of botany

botanist

play \-nist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of botany

botanic botanical + 2-y


First Known Use: 1696

Rhymes with botany


BOTANY Defined for Kids

botany

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noun bot·a·ny \ˈbä-tə-nē, ˈbät-nē\

Definition of botany for Students

  1. :  a branch of biology dealing with plants




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botany

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noun bot·a·ny \ˈbät-ən-ē, ˈbät-nē\

Medical Definition of botany

plural

botanies

  1. 1:  a branch of biology dealing with plant life

  2. 2a:  plant lifeb:  the properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group

  3. 3:  a botanical treatise or study; especially :  a particular system of botany




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