botanical garden

botanical garden
a place where collections of plants and trees are kept for scientific study and exhibition

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Botanical garden — Botanical gardens grow a wide variety of plants primarily to categorize and document for scientific purposes. Botanists and horticulturalists tend the flora and maintain the garden s library and herbarium of dried and documented plant material.… …   Wikipedia

  • botanical garden — UK / US or botanic garden UK [bəˌtænɪk ˈɡɑː(r)d(ə)n] / US [bəˌtænɪk ˈɡɑrd(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms botanical garden : singular botanical garden plural botanical gardens a public garden where many types of flowers and plants are grown, for …   English dictionary

  • botanical garden — (also botanic garden) ► NOUN ▪ a place where plants are grown for scientific study and display to the public …   English terms dictionary

  • botanical garden — a garden for the exhibition and scientific study of collected, growing plants, usually in association with greenhouses, herbariums, laboratories, etc. Also called botanic garden. [1775 85] * * * or botanic garden Originally, a collection of… …   Universalium

  • botanical garden — noun a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition • Syn: ↑arboretum • Hypernyms: ↑facility, ↑installation * * * boˌtanical ˈgarden [botanical garden] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • botanical garden — garden with special plants, garden for investigating and exhibition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • botanical garden — noun Date: 1775 a garden often with greenhouses for the culture, study, and exhibition of special plants called also bo•tan•ic garden …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • botanical garden — bo.tanical garden n a large public garden where many different types of flowers and plants are grown for scientific study …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • botanical garden — /bəˌtænɪkəl ˈgadn / (say buh.tanikuhl gahdn) noun (often plural) a large garden usually open to the public where trees, shrubs and plants, typically from many lands, are grown and studied. Also, botanic garden …   Australian English dictionary

  • botanical garden — noun A place where a variety of plants are grown, primarily for scientific or educational reasons, but are normally open to the public, and include ornamental plants from around the world. Syn: botanic garden …   Wiktionary

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