ethnobotanical

ethnobotany

[eth-noh-bot-n-ee]
noun
1.
the plant lore and agricultural customs of a people.
2.
Anthropology. the systematic study of such lore and customs.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; ethno- + botany

ethnobotanic [eth-noh-buh-tan-ik] , ethnobotanical, adjective
ethnobotanist, noun
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ethnobotany (ˌɛθnəʊˈbɒtənɪ)
 
n
the branch of botany concerned with the use of plants in folklore, religion, etc
 
ethno'botanist
 
n

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