Un-botanical

botanical

[buh-tan-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
Also, botanic. of, pertaining to, made from, or containing plants: botanical survey; botanical drugs.
noun
2.
Pharmacology. a drug made from part of a plant, as from roots, leaves, bark, or berries.

Origin:
1650–60; botanic (< Medieval Latin botanicus < Greek botanikós of plants, equivalent to botán(ē) herb + -ikos -ic) + -al1

botanically, adverb
nonbotanic, adjective
nonbotanical, adjective
nonbotanically, adverb
unbotanical, adjective
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botanical or botanic (ˌbəˈtænɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to botany or plants
 
n
2.  any drug or pesticide that is made from parts of a plant
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin botanicus, from Greek botanikos relating to plants, from botanē plant, pasture, from boskein to feed; perhaps related to Latin bōs ox, cow]
 
botanic or botanic
 
adj
 
n
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin botanicus, from Greek botanikos relating to plants, from botanē plant, pasture, from boskein to feed; perhaps related to Latin bōs ox, cow]
 
bo'tanically or botanic
 
adv

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