botany

noun bot·a·ny \ ˈbä-tə-nē , ˈbät-nē \

Definition of botany

plural botanies
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

botanist

play \-nist\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of botany

botanic botanical + 2-y


BOTANY Defined for English Language Learners

botany

noun

Definition of botany for English Language Learners

  • : a branch of science that deals with plant life


BOTANY Defined for Kids

botany

noun bot·a·ny \ ˈbä-tə-nē , ˈbät-nē \

Definition of botany for Students

:a branch of biology dealing with plants

Medical Dictionary

botany

noun bot·a·ny \ ˈbät-ᵊn-ē, ˈbät-nē \

medical Definition of botany

plural botanies
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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