ethnobotany

play
noun eth·no·bot·a·ny \ˌeth-nō-ˈbä-tə-nē, -ˈbät-nē\

Definition of ethnobotany

  1. :  the plant lore of indigenous cultures; also :  the systematic study of such lore

ethnobotanical

play \-bə-ˈta-ni-kəl\ adjective

ethnobotanist

play \-ˈbä-tə-nist, -ˈbät-nist\ noun

1890

First Known Use of ethnobotany

1890


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