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herbalist

[ hur-buh-list, ur- ]
/ ˈhɜr bə lɪst, ˈɜr- /
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noun
a person who collects or deals in herbs, especially medicinal herbs.
an author of an herbal.
(formerly) a botanist.
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Origin of herbalist

First recorded in 1585–95; herbal + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for herbalist

herbalist
/ (ˈhɜːbəlɪst) /

noun
a person who grows, collects, sells, or specializes in the use of herbs, esp medicinal herbs
(formerly) a descriptive botanist
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