Botanical vs Bush - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between botanical and bush

is that botanical is of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition while bush is the noun "bush", used attributively or bush can be (colloquial) not skilled; not professional; not major league.

As nouns the difference between botanical and bush

is that botanical is something derived from a , especially herbal, source while bush is (horticulture) a woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category or bush can be (archaic) a tavern or wine merchant or bush can be rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated or bush can be (baseball) amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior" or bush can be a thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal (also bushing).

As a verb bush is

to branch thickly in the manner of a bush or bush can be to furnish with a bush or lining.

As a adverb bush is

(australia) towards the direction of the outback.

botanical

English

Adjective

(-)
  • 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
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=May 2, author=Eric Asimov, title=No, Really, It Was Tough: 4 People, 80 Martinis, work=New York Times citation
  • , 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. }}

    Anagrams

    *

    bush

    English

    (wikipedia bush)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) busch, busshe, from (etyl) busc, , (etyl) bois and buisson, (etyl) bosco and boscaglia, (etyl) bosque, (etyl) bosque) derive from the Germanic. The sense 'pubic hair' was first attested in 1745.

    Noun

    (es)
  • (horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category .
  • * , chapter=1
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=I stumbled along through the young pines and huckleberry bushes . Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path that, I cal'lated, might lead to the road I was hunting for. It twisted and turned, and, the first thing I knew, made a sudden bend around a bunch of bayberry scrub and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn.}}
  • (slang, vulgar) A person's pubic hair, especially'' a woman's; ''loosely , a woman's vulva.
  • * 1749 , (John Cleland), Memoirs Of Fanny Hill , Gutenberg eBook #25305,
  • As he stood on one side, unbuttoning his waistcoat and breeches, her fat brawny thighs hung down, and the whole greasy landscape lay fairly open to my view; a wide open mouthed gap, overshaded with a grizzly bush , seemed held out like a beggar?s wallet for its provision.
  • * 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 787:
  • But no, the little pool of semen was there, proof positive, with droplets caught hanging in her bush .
  • A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree.
  • A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • If it be true that good wine needs no bush , 'tis true that a good play needs no epilogue.
  • (hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox.
  • Synonyms
    * (category of woody plant) shrub * See also
    Derived terms
    * a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush * beat about the bush/beat around the bush * bush airline * bush fire * bush frog * bushlike * bushly * bush telegraph * bushy

    Verb

    (es)
  • To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.
  • * 1726 , '', 1839, Samuel Johnson (editor), ''The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. , page 404,
  • Around it, and above, for ever green, / The bushing alders form'd a shady scene.
  • To set bushes for; to support with bushes.
  • to bush peas
  • To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush.
  • to bush''' a piece of land; to '''bush seeds into the ground

    Etymology 2

    From the sign of a bush usually employed to indicate such places.

    Noun

    (es)
  • (archaic) A tavern or wine merchant.
  • Derived terms
    * good wine needs no bush

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) bosch'' (modern ''bos'') ("''wood, forest "), first appearing in the Dutch colonies to designate an uncleared district of a colony, and thence adopted in British colonies as bush.

    Noun

  • Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated.
  • # (Australia) The countryside area of Australia that is less arid and less remote than the outback; loosely , areas of natural flora even within conurbations.
  • #* 1894 , (Henry Lawson), We Called Him “Ally” for Short'', ''Short Stories in Prose and Verse , Gutenberg Australia eBook #0607911,
  • I remember, about five years ago, I was greatly annoyed by a ghost, while doing a job of fencing in the bush between here and Perth.
  • #* 1899 , , (Dot and the Kangaroo) , Gutenberg Australia eBook #0900681h,
  • Little Dot had lost her way in the bush .
  • #* 2000 , Robert Holden, Paul Cliff, Jack Bedson, The Endless Playground: Celebrating Australian Childhood , page 16,
  • The theme of children lost in the bush is a well-worked one in Australian art and literature.
  • # (New Zealand) An area of New Zealand covered in forest, especially native forest.
  • # (Canadian) The wild forested areas of Canada; upcountry.
  • (Canadian) A woodlot or on a farm.
  • Derived terms
    * Alaskan bush * bush ague * bushbaby * bush aircraft * bush airline * bush bread * bush buggy * bush camp * bush clearing * bush coat * bush company * bush country * bush cowboy * bushcraft * bushcraft * bush-crew * bushed * bush fever * bush fire * bush flier, bush flyer * bush flying * bush-French * bush gang * bush horse * bush Indian * bushland * bush lawyer * bush lore * bush lot * bush mail * (Canadian) bushman * bushmark * bush meat, bushmeat * bush partridge * bush party * bush people * bush pilot * bush plane * bush-pop * bush-popper * bush rabbit * bush ranch * bush ranching * bush-range * bushranger, bush-ranger * bush rat * bush road * bush-rover * bush-runner * bush searcher * bush tavern * bush tea * bush trail * bush tucker * bush week * bushwhack * bushwhacker * bushwhacking * bush-whisky * bushwork * bushworker * go bush * sugar bush * take to the bush
    See also
    * backblock, outback * bushman (not derived from bush but separately derived from cognate Dutch)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • The noun "bush", used attributively.
  • The bush' vote; '''bush''' party; '''bush''' tucker; '''bush''' aristocracy; ' bush tea

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (Australia) Towards the direction of the outback.
  • On hatching, the chicks scramble to the surface and head bush on their own.

    Etymology 4

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league.
  • They're supposed to be a major league team, but so far they've been bush .

    Noun

    (es)
  • (baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior"
  • The way that pitcher showed up the batter after the strikeout was bush .

    Etymology 5

    From (etyl) busse 'box; wheel bushing', from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (es)
  • A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal (also bushing).
  • A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand.
  • A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.
  • (Farrow)

    Verb

  • To furnish with a bush or lining.
  • to bush a pivot hole

    Anagrams

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