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botany

(bŏt′n-ē)
n. pl. bota·nies
1.
a. The science or study of plants.
b. A book or scholarly work on this subject.
2. The plant life of a particular area: the botany of the Ohio River valley.
3. The characteristic features and biology of a particular kind of plant or plant group.

botany

The formal study of plants.

botany

(bot′ăn-ē, bot′nē) [From L. botanicus, fr Gr. botanikos, pert. to plants, fr botanē, plants, fodder]
The division of biology that studies plants.

botany

the scientific study of plants.
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After a highly readable chapter on eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century botanical theory, dealing with the challenges that botanists faced in defining species and in the areas of systematics and nomenclature, Kelley discusses in the subsequent chapter the Romantic culture of botany and particularly the importance of botanical illustrations during the period.
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Line honours in the Australia Day race to Botany Bay and return went to Vanguard (Dick Cawse) thus winning the Geoff Lee Trophy, donated by the late longtime chairman of the Australia Day Regatta organising committee, now headed by John Jeremy.
Loja, with the help of a Framingham workers' rights nonprofit group, has filed a lien against the Botany Bay development in the Worcester Registry of Deeds, in an attempt to collect his claim.
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Being able to compare the plant in hand with a reliable source--a specimen in a botanical garden, a dried plant in a herbarium, an illustration in an herbal--was a great boon and a new idea that suggested that botany was becoming a science and was contributing to medicine's heading in the same direction.
Khare, after completing his Master Degree from Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, started his research career from Allahabad University, Allahabad under esteemed guidance of late Professor Divya Darshan Pant, the then Head of Botany Department on various morphological and paleobotanical aspects of pteridophytes.
Global marine terminal operator DP World has signed a new 15-year operating lease extension at Port Botany in Sydney, Australia.
Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World has signed a new 15-year operating lease extension at Port Botany in Sydney, Australia.
Summary: Global marine terminal operator DP World has signed a new 15-year operating lease extension at Port Botany in Sydney, Australia.