botanical garden

variants: or less commonly botanic garden \ bə-​ˈta-​nik-​ How to pronounce botanical garden (audio) \

Definition of botanical garden

: a garden often with greenhouses for the culture, study, and exhibition of special plants

Examples of botanical garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schools are out, days are warmer, cold drinks taste better, and good books fly by like honey bees headed to a botanical garden. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 10 June 2022 Imagine walking into a luscious botanical garden filled with sweet-smelling flowers. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 May 2022 According to Tam, every botanical garden has a slightly different method of caring for its corpse flowers. Nicole Kagan, Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2022 One of the hallmarks of this beautiful estate is the greenhouse and botanical garden, which was designed by Ed Mazria. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 22 June 2022 In addition to public art projects like murals, the money goes to the local symphony orchestra, two theater companies, a children’s museum and a botanical garden, among other arts entities. Regina Cole, Forbes, 28 May 2022 For example, there’s one in a botanical garden in Europe that is more than 100 years old. Dennis Peck | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 19 May 2022 Sheffield then allegedly dug a grave at Awbury Arboretum, a nonprofit botanical garden in north Philadelphia, and buried Young's remains there. Paul Best, Fox News, 3 June 2022 The lilacs will be gone by Mother’s Day, but that’s the beauty of the 150-acre botanical garden — something new is always in bloom, which makes every visit unique. Los Angeles Times, 18 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of botanical garden

1673, in the meaning defined above

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5 Aug 2022

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“Botanical garden.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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