[hur-bair-ee-uh m, ur-]
- a collection of dried plants systematically arranged.
- a room or building in which such a collection is kept.
Origin of herbarium
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Examples from the Web for herbarium
Natural history is not to him an affair of the herbarium or the cabinet.Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)
George John Romanes
You do not wonder that China is today more like an herbarium than anything else.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner
Charles Dudley Warner
He wanted to show his herbarium, but the other said, "Let us go now."
His little brother then came in and wanted to play with his herbarium.
A herbarium is not a flower, it is a collection of dried flowers and plants.Nursery Comedies
Lady Florence Eveleen Eleanore Bell
- a collection of dried plants that are mounted and classified systematically
- a building, room, etc, in which such a collection is kept
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