noun, plural bot·a·nies.
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Example sentences from the Web for botany
Thus she was heading to the University of North Dakota as a botany instructor.
That was the end of her formal education, but she showed great aptitude for botany.
A 1786 book on experimental physics covered astronomy, geology, zoology, medicine, and botany.
The Garden of Cyrus, with its arcane explorations of botany and geometry, may as well be an alchemical treatise or a grimoire.Halloween Read: Thomas Browne’s Eerie Premonition of His Burial|Stefan Beck|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And she has amassed a world-class 10,000-volume library devoted to botany through the ages.
Three men were sentenced to grow potatoes at Botany Bay the rest of their lives.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
He had taken up botany with much ardour, and sharing the study with Margaret was a great delight to both.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
“Botany is that branch of biology which treats of plant life” has in it the same error.
“Biology” is not so well understood as “botany,” though it is a more general term.
“Man is an animal that reasons,” “botany is the branch of science that treats of plant life,” would both be easily understood.