Sentence Examples

  • In botanical collections there exist, it is stated, herbarium specimens or other evidences of plants grown in Norway as far north as lat.
  • There are extensive conservatories, botanical museums, including the magnificent herbarium and a library.
  • Moreover, the temple of the earth-goddess Bona Dea on the slopes of the Aventine was a kind of herbarium, and snakes were kept there as a symbol of the medical art.
  • About 1664 the palace was occupied as a school by Robert Uvedale (1642-1722), who was also an eminent horticulturist, planted the magnificent cedar still standing in the palace grounds, and formed a herbarium now in the Sloane collection at the British Museum.
  • Beneath the dormitory, looking out into the green court or herbarium, lies the "pisalis" or "calefactory," the common room of the monks.

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