herbarium

noun her·bar·i·um \ ˌ(h)ər-ˈber-ē-əm \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of herbarium

plural -ia play \ˌ(h)ər-ˈber-ē-ə\
1 : a collection of dried plant specimens usually mounted and systematically arranged for reference
2 : a place that houses an herbarium

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1751


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