From the Medieval Latin botanicus — perhaps viâ the French botanique — from the Ancient Greek βοτανικός (botanikos), from βοτάνη (botanē, “plant”).
Variant of botanical
- of plants and plant life
- of or connected with the science of botany
- of or belonging to a botanical species
Origin of botanical; from obsolete botanic (; from French botanique ; from Classical Greek botanikos ; from botanē, a plant ; from boskein, to feed, graze) + -al