Origin of phytography

From the New Latin word phytographia, dating back to 1690–1700. See phyto-, -graphy
Related formsphy·tog·ra·pher, phy·tog·ra·phist, nounphy·to·graph·ic [fahy-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌfaɪ təˈgræf ɪk/, phy·to·graph·i·cal, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for phytography


  1. the branch of botany that is concerned with the detailed description of plants
Derived Formsphytographic (ˌfaɪtəˈɡræfɪk), adjective
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