Definition of Herbarium

1. Noun. A collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study.




Definition of Herbarium

1. n. A collection of dried specimens of plants, systematically arranged.

Definition of Herbarium

1. Noun. A collection of dried plants or parts of plants. ¹

2. Noun. A building or institution where such a collection is kept. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Herbarium

1. a collection of dried plants [n -RIA or -RIUMS]

Medical Definition of Herbarium

1. Origin: LL, fr. L. Herba. See Herb, and cf. Arbor, Herbary. 1. A collection of dried specimens of plants, systematically arranged. 2. A book or case for preserving dried plants. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herbarium

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herbarium (current term)
herbariums
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Literary usage of Herbarium

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"In almost any large herbarium case after case could be cited where original data regarding the plants themselves recorded on the specimen ..."

2. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"Thoroughly poison all specimens before admitting them to the herbarium. It is well to poison all specimens whatever, as soon as they are made or at the ..."

3. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"(From an "original" specimen communicated to Hedwig by Schwartz and preserved in the herbarium of the former. I 8. Hypnum radicale PB from North America ..."

4. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1908)
"Author's herbarium 1 United States National herbarium % Gray herbarium of Harvard University 8 herbarium of the Missouri Botanical Garden 4 Biltmore ..."

5. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"herbarium. 567. The botanist's collection of dried specimens, ticketed with their ... The specimens of an herbarium may be kept in folded sheets of paper; ..."

6. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1898)
"Shawnee county ; frequent in fresh wat«- In State herbarium. - Sagittaria latifolia Willd. Common in eastern Kansas ; specimens variety in Kansas herbarium. ..."

7. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"THE NATIONAL herbarium. [Тик following account of the earlier collections preserved in the National herbarium was written by Mr. Britten for the " History ..."

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