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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
1775-1785
1775-85
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Examples from the web for botanical garden
  • 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.
  • After your mind-nourishing visit, relax in the museum's botanical garden.
  • Walk through the indoor botanical garden, which is filled with lush, exotic greenery.
  • The arboretum is a type of botanical garden focusing on trees and woody shrubs.

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