hortus siccus

hor·​tus sic·​cus | \ ¦hȯ(r)tə(s)ˈsikəs \

Definition of hortus siccus

: a collection of dried botanical specimens : herbarium

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History and Etymology for hortus siccus

New Latin, literally, dry garden

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“Hortus siccus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hortus%20siccus. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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