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botany
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
the branch of biology that studies plants; or all the plant life in a particular region or period
  • If the subject was something as innocent as flowers, then Dr. William Charles Ondaatje, who was the Ceylonese Director of the Botanical Gardens, would throw scorn on any opinion and put the others in their place.
    p. 67.6
  • In his most lyrical moment, in footnote 28 of his report on the Royal Botanic Gardens, William Charles steps away from the formal paper, out of the latinized garden, and, with the passion of a snail or bird, gifts us his heart.
    p. 81.9
  • Kissed in the botanical gardens of Perth, took the Overland train east across the country just so they could say they had seen the Pacific.
    p. 188.6

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