noun, plural bot·a·nies.
Examples from the Web for 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.
The facts are derived from such specific disciplines as geography and language, botany and astronomy.Psychology and Social Practice|John Dewey
But you may say: "This is abolishing a great deal; you are getting rid of botany and zoology to begin with."Science and Education|Thomas H. Huxley
When he hired it he said he was going to lecture on botany at different places.
Muscol′ogist, one skilled in muscology; Muscol′ogy, the part of botany which treats of mosses; Muscos′ity, mossiness.
A passing predilection for botany was provoked by a single incident.Cressy|Bret Harte