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 Webster]

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


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

  • Herborization — Her bo*ri*za tion, n. [F. herborisation.] 1. The act of herborizing. [1913 Webster] 2. The figure of plants in minerals or fossils. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Charles Darwin's education — gave him a foundation in the doctrine of Creation prevalent throughout the West at the time, as well as knowledge of medicine and theology. More significantly, it led to his interest in natural history, which culminated in his taking part in the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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