plantsmen

plantsman

[plants-muhn, plahnts-]
noun, plural plantsmen.
1.
a nurseryman.
2.
a horticulturist.
3.
a person with a keen interest in and wide knowledge of plants and their cultivation.

Origin:
1880–85; plant + -s3 + -man, on the model of gamesman, marksman, etc.


See -man.
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plantsman or (feminine) plantswoman (ˈplɑːntsmən)
 
n , pl -men, -women
an experienced gardener who specializes in collecting rare or interesting plants
 
plantswoman or (feminine) plantswoman
 
n

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