botanist botanist  /ˈbɑ tə nəst/


  • (n) a biologist specializing in the study of plants



  1. There's no agreed upon answer, says Clive Brasier, a British botanist.
  2. Liquid crystals were discovered in 1888 by Friedrich Reinitzer, an Austrian botanist, and named a year later by Otto Lehman, a German physicist.
  3. Our 15-day expedition, led by botanist Michael Fay of Wildlife Conservation International, has taken us to parts of the forest we believe no human has ever seen.


  1. Botanist to unveil online ID program

    BRUNSWICK — Visit Curtis Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday July 10 for “Go Botany,” a hands-on workshop with botanist and environmental educator Don Hudson. read more
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  2. A new company, Bruichladdich UK Distribution Ltd, is created to distribute the Bruichladdich range of Islay single ...

    A new company is created to distribute the Bruichladdich range of Islay single malt Scotch whiskies and The Botanist, Islay dry gin. Based in Glasgow, Bruichladdich UK Distribution Ltd will communicate directly with trade customers and consumers. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Killer Plants Take Over Brooklyn Garden for Opera: Music

    In “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” a crazy botanist locks up his daughter in a garden with poisonous plants.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. Addressing professors and researchers from a wide spectrum of disciplines, Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research, said, "Regardless of whether you're a botanist or a brain surgeon, computer science increasingly impacts your work...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Rick Rashid Source:

  2. I don't know Armstrong well, but he seems to have a dash of what Baudelaire called the flâneur, a "gentleman stroller of city streets," a "botanist of the sidewalk."
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Charles Baudelaire Source: New York Magazine

  3. Noelle O'Connor, art historian and independent scholar, will introduce the man whom Carolus Linnaeus called the "greatest natural botanist" in her talk, "John Bartram: A Curious Man and His Plants."
    on Oct 30, 2006 By: Carl Linnaeus Source: Connecticut College

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