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A shop that sells herbs, charms, and other religious or spiritual items, especially those associated with Santeria.

[American Spanish botánica, from Greek botanikē, feminine of botanikos, herbal; see botanical.]


(Alternative Belief Systems) a shop that sells herbs, charms, and other items associated with alternative medicine or magic
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TARGET MAN: Harlequins Ben Botica lines up the crucial winning penalty against Newcastle at the Stoop yesterday
Quins trailed 14-12 with 10 minutes left after full-back Alex Tait had gone over for the visitors but dug out an ugly victory with two late Ben Botica penalties.
22 Tries: Davies, Shingler, S Williams Con: Priestland Pens: Priestland Tries: Brown, Lindsay-Hague, Dickson Cons: Evans (2) Pen: Botica REFEREE: Jerome Garces (France) ATTENDANCE: 7,516 WELSH interest in Europe ended for the second successive campaign at the group stage as Scarlets were denied a place in the Amlin Challenge Cup by the son of a former favourite.
Prop, Mark Lambert, was on hand to crash over for the try which Ben Botica converted before adding a penalty goal.
Richards' 16-point haul took his tally for the Warriors to 1,943, edging him ahead of Frano Botica, with only Jim Sullivan and Andy Farrell now in front of him.
The major winners were: Trophy Yacht Skipper Club Div 1 IRC Challenge Lou Abrahams SYC Div 2 IRC Executive Decision Grant Botica RYCV Div 3 IRC Revenge Gordon Mather SYC Div 1 AMS Horizon Sprint Frank Hammond SYC Div 2 AMS Executive Decision Grant Botica RYCV Div 3 AMS Revenge Gordon Mather SYC Div 1 PHS Merlion Eddie Mackevicius HBYC Div 2 PHS Executive Decision Grant Botica RYCV Div 3 PHD Hands and Heels Jill Marshall SYC
nz; or Allan Botica, Director Botica Conroy & Associates, +64-9-303-3862, or +64-21-400-500, or allanb@bca.
Despite holding territorial advantage in the opening half-hour, the Reivers found themselves six points adrift through two penalties by former All Blacks and Wigan RL hero Frano Botica.
Biarritz made the most of the reprieve when Hodge's opposite number Frano Botica slotted his first attempt after the Edinburgh back-line wandered offside.
Former New Zealand international fly-half Frano Botica has returned home after cutting short his two-year spell with Welsh Premier Division club Llanelli.
Botica has resigned his positions of senior vice president - finance, chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary in order to pursue other interests, but remains a consultant to the company.
Harlequins, whose points came via tries from full-back Ollie Lindsay-Hague and replacement hooker Dave Ward, plus two penalties and two conversions from fly-half Ben Botica, now find themselves in a major fight with Leicester and Sale Sharks for the fourth play-off place.