botanist

[ bot-n-ist ]
/ ˈbɒt n ɪst /

noun

a specialist in botany.

Origin of botanist

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