herbarist

herbarian, herbarist

Obsolete, a herbalist.
See also: Botany, Plants
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Ovid Montalban, the man who kindly showed them round this museum, then took them to see the cabinet of Giacomo Zanoni, curator of the botanical gardens and a man whom Ray described as "an apothecary, a skillful herbarist, and a collector of rarities.
On 14/14 August 1604, the queen granted John Gerrard, herbarist, the lease of a garden plot adjoining Somerset House on condition of supplying her with herbs, flowers, and fruit according to the seasons.