[ eth-noh-bot-n-ee ]
/ ˌɛθ noʊˈbɒt n i /
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the plant lore and agricultural customs of a people.
Anthropology. the systematic study of such lore and customs.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ethnobotanyeth·no·bo·tan·ic [eth-noh-buh-tan-ik], /ˌɛθ noʊ bəˈtæn ɪk/, eth·no·bo·tan·i·cal, adjectiveeth·no·bot·a·nist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ethnobotany
/ (ˌɛθnəʊˈbɒtənɪ) /
the branch of botany concerned with the use of plants in folklore, religion, etc
Derived forms of ethnobotanyethnobotanist, noun
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