Part of speech: noun

One versed in botany.

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Usage examples "botanist":

  1. The true botanist knows a tree as soon as he sees it. - "Literary Lapses", Stephen Leacock.
  2. No less than 282 species of plants have been described by this eminent botanist from these deposits. - "The History of the European Fauna", R. F. Scharff.
  3. Mr. Christian said he then proceeded to secure Lieutenant Bligh, the master, gunner, and botanist. - "The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences", Sir John Barrow.