Herborize
Herborize Her"bo*rize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Herborized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Herborizing}.] [F. herboriser, for herbariser, fr. L. herbarium. See {Hebrarium}.] To search for plants, or new species of plants, with a view to classifying them. [1913 Webster]

He herborized as he traveled. --W. Tooke. [1913 Webster]


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  • Herborize — Her bo*rize, v. t. To form the figures of plants in; said in reference to minerals. See {Arborized}. [1913 Webster] Herborized stones contain fine mosses. Fourcroy (Trans.) [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • herborize — /herr beuh ruyz , err /, v.i., herborized, herborizing. botanize. Also, esp. Brit., herborise. [1655 65; < F herboriser, equiv. to herbor(iste) HERBORIST + iser IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • herborize — verb to seek and classify new or previously known plant species …   Wiktionary

  • herborize — v. botanize, study or collect plants for scientific purposes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • herborize — her·bo·rize …   English syllables

  • herborize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrīz intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: French herboriser, from herboriste + iser ize : botanize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Herborized — Herborize Her bo*rize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Herborized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Herborizing}.] [F. herboriser, for herbariser, fr. L. herbarium. See {Hebrarium}.] To search for plants, or new species of plants, with a view to classifying them. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herborizing — Herborize Her bo*rize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Herborized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Herborizing}.] [F. herboriser, for herbariser, fr. L. herbarium. See {Hebrarium}.] To search for plants, or new species of plants, with a view to classifying them. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herbarize — Herb a*rize, v. t. See {Herborize}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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