herborize definition

  • verb:
    • to find and classify new or formerly understood plant types
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To search for flowers, or brand-new species of flowers, with a view to classifying them.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To form the figures of plants in; -- said in mention of the nutrients. See arborized.
  • others:
    • to look for flowers for botanical reasons; botanize.
    • to make the figures of flowers in, as minerals. Also arborize.
    • additionally spelled herborise.

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