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Definitions of botany:

part of speech: adjective, noun

The science which treats of plants in all their relations.

Usage examples for botany:

  • Argument may be botany but friendship is a flower; and one little violet is better than one big volume, or a thousand of them, as far as that goes. "St. Cuthbert's", Robert E. Knowles
  • It is said that in certain countries there still exists a Botany according to which the Great Spirit, having created the trees of the forest, comes in the night each Spring to stick the leaves and blossoms on the branches. "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History", Auguste Sabatier
  • The punishment for burglary, and other high offences, is solitary confinement in chains, or transportation for life to Botany Bay. "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society

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