Botanic physician
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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