hortus siccus

hortus siccus

[hawr-tuhs sik-uhs]
noun
a collection of dried plants; herbarium.

Origin:
1680–90; < Latin: dry garden; see garden, sack3

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hortus siccus (ˈhɔːtəs ˈsɪkəs)
 
n
a less common name for herbarium
 
[C17: Latin, literally: dry garden]

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