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botanical garden

noun
1.
a garden for the exhibition and scientific study of collected, growing plants, usually in association with greenhouses, herbariums, laboratories, etc.
Also called botanic garden.
Origin of botanical garden
1775-1785
1775-85
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  • We hired a guy called Patrick Cullina, who was at the Brooklyn botanic garden, to run the horticulture and operations of the park.

    Summer Lovers Matthew Dakotah September 18, 2009
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botanic garden

noun
1.
a place in which plants are grown, studied, and exhibited
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