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ethnobotany

[eth-noh-bot-n-ee] /ˌɛθ noʊˈbɒt n i/
noun
1.
the plant lore and agricultural customs of a people.
2.
Anthropology. the systematic study of such lore and customs.
Origin of ethnobotany
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90; ethno- + botany
Related forms
ethnobotanic
[eth-noh-buh-tan-ik] /ˌɛθ noʊ bəˈtæn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
ethnobotanical, adjective
ethnobotanist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ethnobotanist

ethnobotany

/ˌɛθnəʊˈbɒtənɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of botany concerned with the use of plants in folklore, religion, etc
Derived Forms
ethnobotanist, noun
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