[ buh-tan-i-kuhl ]
/ bəˈtæn ɪ kəl /
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Also bo·tan·ic. of, pertaining to, made from, or containing plants: botanical survey; botanical drugs.
Pharmacology. a drug made from part of a plant, as from roots, leaves, bark, or berries.
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Origin of botanical
OTHER WORDS FROM botanical
bo·tan·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·bo·tan·ic, adjectivenon·bo·tan·i·cal, adjectivenon·bo·tan·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use botanical in a sentence
We hired a guy called Patrick Cullina, who was at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, to run the horticulture and operations of the park.Summer Lovers|Matthew Dakotah|September 19, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Miller gives 1648 as the earliest date he could discover, at which time it was grown in the Oxford Botanic Garden.
This well-known little plant has the curious botanic history that no one can tell what is its native country.
The botanic skill displayed by him on this spot, did not escape the searching eye of Mr. Loudon, for in p. 807 of his Encyclop.On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening,|Samuel Felton
They were therefore placed in a building adjacent to the Botanic Garden.
One of the first things to which his attention was directed was the Cambridge Botanic Garden.
British Dictionary definitions for botanical
/ (ˌbəˈtænɪkəl) /
of or relating to botany or plants
any drug or pesticide that is made from parts of a plant
Derived forms of botanicalbotanically, adverb
Word Origin for botanical
C17: from Medieval Latin botanicus, from Greek botanikos relating to plants, from botanē plant, pasture, from boskein to feed; perhaps related to Latin bōs ox, cow
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