Main definitions of botany in English

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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’

Pronunciation

botany

/ˈbät(ə)nē/ /ˈbɑt(ə)ni/

Origin

Mid 17th century from Greek botanē ‘plant’ + -y.

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noun

(also Botany wool)
  • Merino wool, especially from Australia.

Pronunciation

Botany

/ˈbät(ə)nē/ /ˈbɑt(ə)ni/

Origin

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