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botanist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Plants
botanistbot‧a‧nist /ˈbɒtənɪst $ ˈbɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOHBPsomeone whose job is to make scientific studies of wild plants
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botanistThose who knew of his predilections often wondered why he had not become a botanist, an entomologist, a biologist.As well as being an ardent botanist, Mr Taylor is also something of a historian.Among scientists, botanists especially had grasped the potential of the new art of photography for recording complex scientific specimens.Janice Bowers, the botanist and author, tells me that I might be allergic to mold.In the search for a new cultivar, the botanists accidentally produced a supersensitive variety they called Bel-W3.Just over the aisle it's the seaside, complete with botanist, David Bellamy in full flow.
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