botanic garden

botanical garden

noun
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:
1775–85

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botanic garden
 
n
a place in which plants are grown, studied, and exhibited

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