Definition of John Tradescant

1. Noun. English botanist who was one of the first to collect specimens of plants (1570-1638).

Exact synonyms: Tradescant
Generic synonyms: Botanist, Phytologist, Plant Scientist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Tradescant

John Rowlands
John Roy Major
John Rupert Firth
John Ruskin
John Scopes
John Scott Haldane
John Simmons Barth
John Singer Sargent
John Singleton Copley
John Smith
John Speke
John Steinbeck
John Stuart Mill
John Thomas Scopes
John Tradescant (current term)
John Trumbull
John Tuzo Wilson
John Tyler
John Tyndall
John Uhler
John Updike
John Van Vleck
John Vanbrugh
John Venn
John Wain
John Walker
John Wanamaker
John Wayne
John Webster

Literary usage of John Tradescant

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"It was not the youngest John Tradescant that died in 1652, ... Sir John Tradescant, junior, in his garden, with a spade in his hand, half-length. 7. ..."

2. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"HESTER, wife of John Tradescant the younger, died 6th of April, ... Know, Stranger, ere thou pass, beneath this stone Lye John Tradescant, Grandsire, ..."

3. The Story of Oxford by Cecil Headlam (1907)
"John Tradescant. Established a Museum and Physic Garden at Lambeth. ... Hester and John Tradescant, 2nd wife and son of above, d. 1678. ..."

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