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 for Botanies
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Botany \Bot"a*ny\, n.; pl. Botanies. [F. botanique, a. & n.,
     fr. Gr. ? botanic, fr. ? herb, plant, fr. ? to feed, graze.]
     1. The science which treats of the structure of plants, the
        functions of their parts, their places of growth, their
        classification, and the terms which are employed in their
        description and denomination. See Plant.
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     2. A book which treats of the science of botany.
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     Note: Botany is divided into various departments; as,
  
     Structural Botany, which investigates the structure and
        organic composition of plants;
  
     Physiological Botany, the study of their functions and
        life; and
  
     Systematic Botany, which has to do with their
        classification, description, nomenclature, etc.
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