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 (bə-tăn′ĭ-kəl) also bo·tan·ic (-tăn′ĭk)
1. Of or relating to plants or plant life.
2. Of or relating to the science of botany.
A drug, medicinal preparation, or similar substance obtained from a plant or plants.

[From Late Latin botanicus, from Greek botanikos, from botanē, fodder, plants.]

bo·tan′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.botanic - of or relating to plants or botany; "botanical garden"
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[bəˈtænɪk] adj [garden] → botanique
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(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.
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I also frequently observed in the lagoon near the Botanic Garden, where the water is only a little less salt than in the sea, a species of hydrophilus, very similar to a water-beetle common in the ditches of England: in the same lake the only shell belonged to a genus generally found in estuaries.
One day I went to the Botanic Garden, where many plants, well known for their great utility, might be seen growing.
If, then, we would indeed restore mankind by truly Indian, botanic, magnetic, or natural means, let us first be as simple and well as Nature ourselves, dispel the clouds which hang over our own brows, and take up a little life into our pores.
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The Ethnoveterinary Medicine Project, established by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, aims to collect the remaining information before it is lost - an important part of the traditional rural culture.
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ON the 8th June, Bangor University's botanic gardens at Treborth will be filled with fantastic music across three stages, revellers enjoying vegetarian food, children exploring the ancient woodlands and meadows, families learning drumming and dance together, and so much more.
Botanic Garden is totally against the expansion of Karakul street because it envisages cutting about 300 trees, said director of the garden Gulaiym Donbayeva during the inspection of streets subject to reconstruction within the second phase of road reconstruction project financed by Chinese grant on March 27.
Botanic blooms The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (, Logan Botanic Garden near Stranraer and Dawyck Botanic Garden near Peebles all have swathes of specialist snowdrops to enjoy.