Definition of botany:
applied or economic botany, phytology, study of flora, physiology, pathology, plant, cytology, flora, anatomy, biology, study of vegetation, paleobotany, horticulture, plant life, taxonomy, phytogeography, study of plant life, vegetation.
- botany (part of speech: noun)
In order to fully exhaust the question how far natural selection is capable of accounting for everything, it would be necessary to take a very wide view of natural history and botany, which it is quite impossible for us to attempt.- "Creation and Its Records", B.H. Baden-Powell.
- "Ethel Morton's Enterprise", Mabell S.C. Smith.
It is not strange that Charlton did not sleep that night, that he was a prey to conflicting emotions, blessing the cool, intellectual, self- possessed face of Miss Minorkey, who knew botany, and inwardly cursing the fate that had handed little Katy over to be the prey of such a man as Smith Westcott.- "The Mystery of Metropolisville", Edward Eggleston.