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botany

bo tuh nee

  • n  all the plant life in a particular region or period
    the botany of China
  • n  the branch of biology that studies plants

  • He is a botany professor and dean at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, a world specialist in medicinal plants and, far from least in this exotic setting, the paramount chief .
  • Two hours from platform 9 at London's King's Cross station, a cluster of students in starry robes, pointed hats and rep ties are learning how plants grow, but it's not botany .
  • He was not only impressed by the far-reaching influence of botany that he witnessed--beginning with the scene of a Samoan fisherman using a plant to poison fish in a river--but he .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • 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.
    June 9, 2013 - Sheboygan Press
Quotes

  • Anthony Albanese in NEWS.com.au
    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.
  • Morris Iemma in NEWS.com.au
    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...
  • Truman Capote in Newsday
    Judy Garland called him a living 8X10 glossy, and Truman Capote called him the "poinsettia of botany."

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