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botanical

(bə-tăn′ĭ-kəl) also

botanic

(-tăn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to plants or plant life.
2. Of or relating to the science of botany.
n.
A drug, medicinal preparation, or similar substance obtained from a plant or plants.

bo·tan′i·cal·ly adv.

botanical

adjective Referring to botany or to the study of plants.

botanical

(bō-tă′nĭ-kl)
1. Relating to botany or plants.
2. A plant extract used to maintain health, treat, or prevent illness.
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