Definition of Botanist

1. Noun. A biologist specializing in the study of plants.




Definition of Botanist

1. n. One skilled in botany; one versed in the knowledge of plants.

Definition of Botanist

1. Noun. (botany) A person engaged in botany, the scientific study of plants. ¹

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Definition of Botanist

1. one skilled in botany [n -S]

Medical Definition of Botanist

1. One skilled in botany; one versed in the knowledge of plants. Origin: Cf. F. Botaniste. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Botanist

botanical
botanical garden
botanical gardens
botanical medicine
botanical name
botanical names
botanically
botanicals
botanicas
botanick
botanies
botanise
botanised
botanises
botanising
botanist (current term)
botanists
botanize
botanized
botanizer
botanizers
botanizes
botanizing
botanologer
botanology
botanomancy
botanophobia
botany
botany bay
botargo

Literary usage of Botanist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"It seems to me that it would be regarded by the botanical fraternity in general as a very happy method of remembering a botanist whom Texas should not ..."

2. Paxton's Botanical Dictionary: Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of ...by Joseph Paxton by Joseph Paxton (1868)
"Author of some dissertations on fungi. Allioni. A botanist of Italy. ... An English botanist, and formerly secretary to the London, ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"On the resignation of Mr. Weed, I was made Acting botanist, and later, the botanist of the Station. I did not assume charge of the work however until May ..."

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