n. science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification
The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution, includes botany and zoology and all their subdivisions.
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She turned the conversation upon music; but noticing that Bazarov did not appreciate art, she quietly brought it back to botany, even though Arkady was just launching into a discourse upon the significance of national melodies.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Moreover, he made no pretensions to botany; he ignored groups and consistency; he made not the slightest effort to decide between Tournefort and the natural method; he took part neither with the buds against the cotyledons, nor with Jussieu against Linnaeus.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context