Definition of phytotomist in US English:

phytotomist

noun

rare, historical
  • A person who dissects plants; a plant anatomist.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From phyto- + -tomist, after phytotomy.

Pronunciation

phytotomist

/fʌɪˈtɒtəmɪst/