The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification, and the terms which are employed in their description and denomination. See Plant.
It is, I find, in zoology as it is in botany: all nature is so full, that that district produces the greatest variety which is the most examined. Gilbert White
I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of. George Bentham
Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology. Edward Thorndike
I am interested in 18th century natural philosophy, science, particularly botany, the study of hybridity in plants and animals, which, of course, then allows me to consider the hybridity of language. Natasha Trethewey
If I were to talk to Lindsay Lohan, I'd encourage her to get the hell out of acting and into something soothing. Take up botany or something. Mara Wilson