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bot·a·nist

 (bŏt′n-ĭst)
n.
One who specializes in botany.

bot•a•nist

(ˈbɒt n ɪst)

n.
a specialist in botany.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.botanist - a biologist specializing in the study of plantsbotanist - a biologist specializing in the study of plants
biologist, life scientist - (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
mycologist - a botanist who specializes in the study of fungi
pomologist - someone versed in pomology or someone who cultivates fruit trees
propagator - someone who propagates plants (as under glass)
Translations
عالِم نَبات
botanik
botaniker
botanikusnövénykutató
grasafræîingur
botanik
botanik uzmanı/âlimi

botanist

[ˈbɒtənɪst] Nbotánico/a m/f, botanista mf

botanist

[ˈbɒtənɪst] nbotaniste mf

botanist

nBotaniker(in) m(f)

botanist

[ˈbɒtənɪst] nbotanico/a

botany

(ˈbotəni) noun
the scientific study of plants.
boˈtanic(al) (-ˈtӕ-) adjective
ˈbotanist noun
a person who studies botany.
botanic(al) gardens noun singular or plural
a public park for the growing of native and foreign plants.
References in classic literature ?
Harris 1 Butler 17 Guides 12 Waiters 4 Surgeons 1 Footman 1 Geologist 1 Barber 1 Botanist 1 Head Cook 3 Chaplains 9 Assistants
The second was the man's conventional abode, or rather sleeping-place; it contained a few poor articles of household furniture -- a bed, a table, two chairs, a stone pitcher -- and some dry herbs, hung up to the ceiling, which the count recognized as sweet pease, and of which the good man was preserving the seeds; he had labelled them with as much care as if he had been master botanist in the Jardin des Plantes.
Botany was, I knew, a favourite study of his: and these flowers were to me so entirely new and mysterious, that I was really curious to see what a botanist would say of them.
He was a zealous botanist, and all his enthusiasm was awakened at beholding a new world, as it were, opening upon him in the boundless prairies, clad in the vernal and variegated robe of unknown flowers.
After a few hundred yards of thick forest, containing many trees which were quite unknown to me, but which Summerlee, who was the botanist of the party, recognized as forms of conifera and of cycadaceous plants which have long passed away in the world below, we entered a region where the stream widened out and formed a considerable bog.
From the top of the chimney he climbed he had caught sight of a new omnibus, whose color and name he had never known, as a naturalist might see a new bird or a botanist a new flower.
And the botanist who finds that the apple falls because the cellular tissue decays and so forth is equally right with the child who stands under the tree and says the apple fell because he wanted to eat it and prayed for it.
He did this with the peculiar touch of the botanist.
This vine--of a species which no botanist has ever been able to name--has an important part in the story of the house.
I am not botanist enough to say whether the change here is owing to the introduction of new species, to the altered growth of the same, or to a difference in their proportional numbers.
Like a biologist or a botanist, and with much more deliberate effort than most of her fellow-craftsmen, she traces and scrutinizes all the acts and motives of her characters until she reaches and reveals their absolute inmost truth.
What the botanist tells us after a number of imperfect lectures, the flower proclaimed in a minute.