Botanic Bo*tan"ic, Botanical Bo*tan"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. botanique. See {Botany}.] Of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition. -- {Bo*tan"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Botanic garden}, a garden devoted to the culture of plants collected for the purpose of illustrating the science of botany.

{Botanic physician}, a physician whose medicines consist chiefly of herbs and roots. [1913 Webster]

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  • botanic — eth·no·botanic; botanic; geo·botanic; pa·leo·botanic; …   English syllables

  • botanic — adj. Botanic is used with these nouns: ↑garden …   Collocations dictionary

  • botanic — [[t]bətæ̱nɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Botanic means the same as botanical …   English dictionary

  • botanic — botany ► NOUN ▪ the scientific study of plants. DERIVATIVES botanic adjective botanist noun. ORIGIN from Greek botan plant …   English terms dictionary

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