botany botany  /ˈbɑ tə ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the branch of biology that studies plants
  2. (n) all the plant life in a particular region or period

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • This Professor Bower pointed out as an example of the contribution of experimental botany to the maintenance of civilization.

News

  1. Beautiful Pics Of Trash, Inspired By Botanical Drawings

    Barry Rosenthal’s series of jewel-toned garbage collections sheds new light on litter. Before photography and the Internet, developments in botany depended heavily on artists, rather than on foragers and scientists. Painters would create painstakingly technical illustrations of flora and fauna found in the wild, to be housed in botanical libraries for study. Today, a more modern look at nature ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. South teacher receives $3,500 Lowe's grant

    Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $3,500 Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant to Nicki Schumacher, a biology/botany instructor at Sheboygan South High School, for improvements to the South courtyard.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Sheboygan Press

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Quotes

  1. "I actually think it's a great benefit for my understanding of the portfolio, the fact that I live close to not just the airport but to Port Botany and other pieces of economic infrastructure," Mr Albanese told the National Press Club.
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Anthony Albanese Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "A man capable of this sort of deception is unfit to be premier," Mr Iemma said. "He says he will commence a search for a desalination site in Malabar and Botany areas on day one, yet in literally dozens of media appearance on this issues, Mr...
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Morris Iemma Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. Judy Garland called him a living 8X10 glossy, and Truman Capote called him the "poinsettia of botany."
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Truman Capote Source: Newsday

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