Recent Examples of botany from the Web
In India, Sital spent 15 years as a college professor of plant science and botany.
Core topics discussed at the training include basic botany, soils and fertilizers, vegetables, woody ornamental plants, fruits, insects and disease diagnosis, pesticide safety and perennials.
Linnaeus became a medical doctor, but was obsessed with botany.
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Origin and Etymology of botany
botanic botanical + 2-y
First Known Use: 1647See Words from the same year
BOTANY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of botany for English Language Learners
: a branch of science that deals with plant life
BOTANY Defined for Kids
Definition of botany for Students
: a branch of biology dealing with plants
Medical Definition of botany
1: a branch of biology dealing with plant life
2a: plant lifeb: 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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