nounpl. -·iums or -·ia
- a collection of dried plants classified, mounted, and used for botanical study
- a room, building, case, etc. for keeping such a collection
Origin of herbariumLate Latin from Classical Latin herba, herb
nounpl. her·bar·i·ums, or her·bar·i·a
- A collection of dried plants mounted, labeled, and systematically arranged for use in scientific study.
- A place or institution where such a collection is kept.
Origin of herbariumLate Latin herbārium from Latin herbārius one skilled in herbs from Latin herba herb, vegetation
(plural herbariums or herbaria)
From Latin herbārium.