One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘One clings onto a pair of lofty branches with his arms spread so that the large leaves resemble the wings of a botanic angel.’
- ‘Sipping tea before the botanic feast of flowers and trees that surrounds the bowling green, the men and women in white were perplexed by the slurs.’
- ‘But the main attraction is the garden, a riot of azaleas and camellias in the spring and a place of botanic bliss the whole year round.’
- ‘Our academy of science is very interested in this research field, and Scotland is particularly strong in it, because of its long tradition of botanic knowledge.’
- ‘One area in north Wiltshire that is in desperate need of help is Lacock where a botanic greenhouse is being restored.’
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