herbaria

herbarium

[hur-bair-ee-uhm, ur-]
noun, plural herbariums, herbaria [hur-bair-ee-uh] .
1.
a collection of dried plants systematically arranged.
2.
a room or building in which such a collection is kept.

Origin:
1770–80; < Late Latin, equivalent to Latin herb(a) herb, green vegetation + -ārium -arium

herbarial, adjective
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herbarium (hɜːˈbɛərɪəm)
 
n , pl -iums, -ia
1.  a collection of dried plants that are mounted and classified systematically
2.  a building, room, etc, in which such a collection is kept
 
her'barial
 
adj

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