Bo*tan"ic (?), Bo*tan"ic*al (?), a. [Cf. F. botanique. See Botany.]

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

-- Botan"ic*al*ly, adv.

Botanic garden, a garden devoted to the culture of plants collected for the purpose of illustrating the science of botany. -- Botanic physician, a physician whose medicines consist chiefly of herbs and roots.


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