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geobotany

[ jee-oh-bot-n-ee ]
/ ˌdʒi oʊˈbɒt n i /
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noun

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Origin of geobotany

First recorded in 1900–05; geo- + botany

OTHER WORDS FROM geobotany

ge·o·bo·tan·i·cal [jee-oh-buh-tan-i-kuhl], /ˌdʒi oʊ bəˈtæn ɪ kəl/, ge·o·bo·tan·ic, adjectivege·o·bo·tan·i·cal·ly, adverbge·o·bot·a·nist, noun
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Scientific definitions for geobotany

geobotany
[ jē′ō-bŏtn-ē ]

See phytogeography.
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