What is another word for botanist?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒtɐnˌɪst] (IPA)

A botanist is a person who studies plants and their characteristics. However, there are several other words that can also be used to describe a person who studies plants. Some synonyms for botanist include phytologist, herbalist, plant scientist, plant biologist, and horticulturist. Phytologist is a more scientific term used to describe plant experts who specialize in plant physiology, anatomy, and pathology. Herbalists are experts in medicinal and culinary plants and their uses. Plant scientists and biologists, on the other hand, study plants as a whole, including their genetics, ecology, and evolution. Finally, horticulturists are experts in the cultivation, breeding, and management of plants for various purposes, including agriculture, landscaping, or horticultural therapy.

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Usage examples for Botanist

He was a most zealous and industrious botanist, and was possessed of artistic tastes and ability.
"The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University"
Robert Peter
I really am an enthusiastic botanist, and I want to take up my researches here just where I was obliged to leave them off so suddenly last year.
"The New Tenant"
E. Phillips Oppenheim
Bosworth made Jessie tell him all about her flowers-he was a great botanist-and I chimed in with the wonderful history of a nest of young birds I had found, and really made him laugh at my nonsense.
"Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life"
Ann S. Stephens

Famous quotes with Botanist

  • If I could remember the names of all these particles, I'd be a botanist.
    Enrico Fermi
  • A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.
    Carolus Linnaeus
  • If we want a subject that is nearer, I think botany is the best. I do not mean classification of plants. I mean their structure, growth, propagation, parts, and uses.I have heard that a great botanist, whoused to teach some village children to gather and examine plants.
    George Long (scholar)
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau's many false starts as medical student, clockmaker, theologian, painter, servant, musician, and botanist are noted, as well as his curious letter addressed to God Almighty which he placed under the altar of Notre Dame. Rousseau's expressed repugnance toward the normal sex act is also noted.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • ...the "Resonant Cardiograph," Bose then pursued extensive researches on innumerable Indian plants. An enormous unsuspected pharmacopoeia of useful drugs was revealed. The cardiograph is constructed with an unerring accuracy by which a one-hundredth part of a second is indicated on a graph. Resonant records measure infinitesimal pulsations in plant, animal and human structure. The great botanist predicted that use of his cardiograph will lead to vivisection on plants instead of animals.
    Jagadish Chandra Bose

Related words: field botanist, vegetable botanist, environmental botanist, marine botanist

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