What does the word botany mean?

    Part of speech: adjective


  • Part of speech: noun

  • The science that treats of plants.

Usage examples for botany

  1. " I've no doubt I shall be able to help you; I have a good many beautiful books on botany in the library. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  2. " You should study botany while you are down here," he said blandly. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. I also made acquaintance with the doctor of a little town near by, who studied natural science for his amusement; and this friend lent me books on botany, through which I learnt also about other plants than just those of the forest. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel