Main definitions of botany in English

: botany1Botany2

botany1

Pronunciation /ˈbät(ə)nē/ /ˈbɑt(ə)ni/

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noun

  • 1The scientific study of plants, including their physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, classification, and economic importance.

    1. 1.1The plant life of a particular region, habitat, or geological period.
      • ‘the botany of North America’

Origin

Late 17th century from earlier botanic (from French botanique, based on Greek botanikos, from botanē ‘plant’) + -y.

Main definitions of Botany in English

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Botany2

(also Botany wool)

Pronunciation /ˈbät(ə)nē/ /ˈbɑt(ə)ni/

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noun

  • Merino wool, especially from Australia.

Origin

Late 19th century named after Botany Bay, from where the wool originally came.