Study of the relationship between human beings and plants. It combines knowledge of botany, chemistry, and anthropology. Many pharmaceutical companies, universities, and government health agencies...
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The plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the field of medicine, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of plants and their constituents, both historically and in modern times. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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systematic study of the botanical knowledge of a social group and its use of locally available plants in foods, medicines, clothing, or religious ...
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ethnobotany 1. The plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. 2. The study of such lore and customs. 3. The systematic study of the interactions between a culture and the plants in its environment, particularly the group's knowledge about and use of such plants. 4. The study of the way plan...
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Ethnobotany (from "ethnology" - study of culture and "botany" - study of plants) is the scientific study of the relationships that exist between people and plants. Ethnobotanists aim to document, describe and explain complex relationships between cultures and (uses of) plants, focusing primarily on...
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(Gk: ethnos nation; botane=plant) the discipline within botany which examines the interactions between human societies and the plant species important to their culture.
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