Meaning of botany


Pronunciation: (bot'n-ē), [key]
— pl. -nies.
  1. the science of plants; the branch of biology that deals with plant life.
  2. the plant life of a region: the botany of Alaska.
  3. the biology of a plant or plant group: the botany of deciduous trees.
  4. (sometimes cap.) See
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