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botanist

[ bot-n-ist ]
/ ˈbɒt n ɪst /
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noun
a specialist in botany.
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Origin of botanist

1675–85; botan(ism) botany (<Greek botanismós, equivalent to botán(ē) plant + -ismos-ism) + -ist
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