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Definition of "botanical" []

  • Of or relating to plants or plant life. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the science of botany. (adjective)
  • A drug, medicinal preparation, or similar substance obtained from a plant or plants. (noun)
  • Of or relating to botany or plants (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any drug or pesticide that is made from parts of a plant (noun)

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Use "botanical" in a sentence
  • "Identifying gaps in botanical information for biodiversity conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean."
  • "They have made a long-term botanical study of the composition of the natural forest and its pharmacological potentials, of the okapi and of the dynamics of the socio-economic impact of human migration."
  • "We also probably should go to the Austin botanical gardens and plan hikes at least once a month."