[Taxacom] The word botany

chris chris at aduru.de
Thu Jan 8 06:35:02 CST 2009


Hi all,

I am surprised about how you get the -->thanathos inside the word botany...
Isn't it simply from greek ???????? ???????? -->botanike episteme, the 
science of the -->botane (which meens feeding plant)?
And I learned the term comes from the greek physician Dioscurides.

Best,

Chris



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