botanizer
noun see botanize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Botanizer — Bot a*ni zer, n. One who botanizes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • botanizer — See botanize. * * * …   Universalium

  • botanizer — noun An amateur botanist, especially one who enjoys finding plants in nature and identifying them. The most common though sometimes difficult to tell apart yellow members of the sunflower family are arnicas, groundsels, goldenrods, and mountain… …   Wiktionary

  • botanizer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • botanize — botanizer, n. /bot n uyz /, v., botanized, botanizing. v.i. 1. to study plants or plant life. 2. to collect plants for scientific study. v.t. 3. to explore botanically; study the plant life of. Also, esp. Brit., botanise. [1760 70; < NL… …   Universalium

  • botanize — verb ( nized; nizing) Date: 1767 intransitive verb to collect plants for botanical investigation; also to study plants especially on a field trip transitive verb to explore for botanical purposes • botanizer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • botanize — [bät′ nīz΄] vi. botanized, botanizing 1. to gather plants for botanical study 2. to study plants, esp. in their natural environment vt. to investigate the plant life of (a region) botanizer n …   English World dictionary

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