ethnobotanical


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eth·no·bot·a·ny

 (ĕth′nō-bŏt′n-ē)
n.
1. The branch of ethnobiology that studies the plant lore and agricultural customs of a people.
2. The study of such lore and customs.

eth′no·bo·tan′i·cal (-bə-tăn′ĭ-kəl) adj.
eth′no·bo·tan′i·cal·ly adv.
eth′no·bot′a·nist n.
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ethnobotanical

(ˌɛθnəʊbəˈtænɪkəl)
adj
pertaining to ethnobotany
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