Meaning of “botanist” in the English Dictionary

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"botanist" in English

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botanistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɒt.ən.ɪst/ us /ˈbɑː.t̬ən.ɪst/

Examples from literature

  • All botanists admit that the abundance of ferns implies a moist atmosphere. 
  • It is maintained by some botanists that these other pigments enable their possessors to make more of the scantier light in the deeper waters. 
  • It is this strange mingling of plants from the far south, from the far north, and from the mountains, which renders the West of Ireland so fascinating a field for the botanist. 
  • The Professor was quite a noted botanist. 
  • The luxuriant and varied vegetation in the ravine affords a fine field for the botanist. 
  • These careful studies are as valuable for the botanist as for the artist. 

(Definition of “botanist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"botanist" in American English

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botanistnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɑt·ən·ɪst/

(Definition of “botanist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)