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Webster 1913 Edition


Botanist

Bot′a-nist

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Noun.
[Cf. F.
botaniste
.]
One skilled in botany; one versed in the knowledge of plants.

Webster 1828 Edition


Botanist

BOT'ANIST

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Noun.
One skilled in botany; one versed in the knowledge of plants or vegetables,their structure, and generic and specific differences.
The botanist is he who can affix similar names to similar vegetables, and different names to different ones, so as to be intelligible to every one.

Definition 2022


botanist

botanist

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botanist (plural botanists)

  1. (botany) A person engaged in botany, the scientific study of plants.

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