botanise

botanize

[bot-n-ahyz]
verb (used without object), botanized, botanizing.
1.
to study plants or plant life.
2.
to collect plants for scientific study.
verb (used with object), botanized, botanizing.
3.
to explore botanically; study the plant life of.
Also, especially British, botanise.


Origin:
1760–70; < Neo-Latin botanizāre < Greek botanízein to gather plants. See botanist, -ize

botanizer, noun
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botanize or botanise (ˈbɒtəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to collect or study plants
2.  (tr) to explore and study the plants in (an area or region)
 
botanise or botanise
 
vb

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