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First attested in 1696: Back-formation from botanic.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɒt.ə.ni/, /ˈbɒt.ni/, /-nɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɑt.ə.ni/, /ˈbɑt.ni/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒtəni

Noun edit

botany (countable and uncountable, plural botanies)

  1. (uncountable) A branch of biology concerned with the scientific study of plants.
  2. The plant life of a geographical area; flora.
    the botany of Greenland
  3. The properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group.
  4. (countable) A botanical treatise or study, especially of a particular system of botany or that of a particular place.

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