Definition of botanist in English:

botanist

noun

  • An expert in or student of the scientific study of plants.

    ‘a botanist announced he'd bred a new and beautiful variety of orchid’
    • ‘In order to absorb the work, viewers must examine each individual cutout like botanists studying the leaves of a tree.’
    • ‘The British botanist this week came out in support of the anti-wind camp.’
    • ‘Not all collectors of flora began life as gardeners or botanists.’
    • ‘He is a botanist and a collector of rare plants.’
    • ‘In some areas of the Pacific Northwest, botanists say, the fungus has eliminated white bark pines entirely.’

Pronunciation

botanist

/ˈbɒt(ə)nɪst/