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plantsman

[ plants-muhn, plahnts- ]
/ ˈplænts mən, ˈplɑnts- /
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noun, plural plants·men.

a nurseryman.
a horticulturist.
a person with a keen interest in and wide knowledge of plants and their cultivation.

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Origin of plantsman

1880–85; plant + -s3 + -man, on the model of gamesman, marksman, etc.

usage note for plantsman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for plantsman

plantsman

feminine plantswoman

/ (ˈplɑːntsmən) /

noun plural -men or -women

an experienced gardener who specializes in collecting rare or interesting plants
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