Botanical vs Botany - What's the difference?

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Botanical is a related term of botany.


As nouns the difference between botanical and botany

is that botanical is something derived from a , especially herbal, source while botany is (uncountable) the scientific study of plants, a branch of biology typically those disciplines that involve the whole plant.

As a adjective botanical

is of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition.

botanical

English

Adjective

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  • Of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition.
  • Derived terms

    * botanically

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something derived from a , especially herbal, source
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  • , passage=But where vodka stays neutral, gin is infused with botanicals — a witch’s pantry of roots, berries, herbs, dried fruits and spices — dominated by the piney, breezy aroma of juniper berries. }}

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    botany

    English

    (wikipedia botany)

    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.
  • Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * botanically * botanist * botanize * Botany Bay