Systematic Botany
Botany Bot"a*ny, n.; pl. {Botanies}. [F. botanique, a. & n., fr. Gr. ? botanic, fr. ? herb, plant, fr. ? to feed, graze.] 1. The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification, and the terms which are employed in their description and denomination. See {Plant}. [1913 Webster]

2. A book which treats of the science of botany. [1913 Webster]

Note: Botany is divided into various departments; as,

{Structural Botany}, which investigates the structure and organic composition of plants;

{Physiological Botany}, the study of their functions and life; and

{Systematic Botany}, which has to do with their classification, description, nomenclature, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Australian Systematic Botany — Специализация: Ботаника Периодичность: 6 раз в год Сокращённое название: Austral. Syst. Bot. Язык: Английский Адрес редакции: PO Box 1139 (150 Oxford Street), Col …   Википедия

  • Botany — Bot a*ny, n.; pl. {Botanies}. [F. botanique, a. & n., fr. Gr. ? botanic, fr. ? herb, plant, fr. ? to feed, graze.] 1. The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • botany — /bot n ee/, n., pl. botanies. 1. the science of plants; the branch of biology that deals with plant life. 2. the plant life of a region: the botany of Alaska. 3. the biology of a plant or plant group: the botany of deciduous trees. 4. (sometimes… …   Universalium

  • Botany — (Roget s Thesaurus) >The science of plants. < N PARAG:Botany >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 botany botany Sgm: N 1 physiological botany physiological botany structural botany systematic botany Sgm: N 1 phytography phytography phytology phytotomy… …   English dictionary for students

  • systematic — /sɪstəˈmætɪk / (say sistuh matik) adjective 1. having, showing, or involving a system, method, or plan: a systematic course of reading; systematic efforts. 2. characterised by system or method; methodical: a systematic person; systematic habits.… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • systematic — sys•tem•at•ic [[t]ˌsɪs təˈmæt ɪk[/t]] also sys tem•at′i•cal adj. 1) having, showing, or involving a system, method, or plan: systematic efforts[/ex] 2) given to or using a system or method; methodical: a systematic person[/ex] 3) arranged in or… …   From formal English to slang

  • Physiological Botany — Botany Bot a*ny, n.; pl. {Botanies}. [F. botanique, a. & n., fr. Gr. ? botanic, fr. ? herb, plant, fr. ? to feed, graze.] 1. The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Structural Botany — Botany Bot a*ny, n.; pl. {Botanies}. [F. botanique, a. & n., fr. Gr. ? botanic, fr. ? herb, plant, fr. ? to feed, graze.] 1. The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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