English - Etymology
English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /ˈbɒtənɪ/
English - Noun
- (uncountable) The scientific study of plants, a branch of biology. Typically those disciplines that involve the whole plant.
- The plant life, or the properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group.
- (countable) A botanical treatise or study, especially of a particular system of botany or that of a particular place.