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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Find a redwood tree in a park, in your own backyard, or in a botanical garden
  around the world.
Tourists feel comfortable here and walk through its paths as though it were a
  botanical garden.
He loved to haggle over the creatures he bought for his botanical garden.
Lovely addition to an already great botanical garden.
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