botanical etymology

English word botanical comes from English -ical, English botany

Detailed word origin of botanical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ical English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "of or pertaining to"; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
botany English (eng) (countable) A botanical treatise or study, especially of a particular system of botany or that of a particular place.. (uncountable) The scientific study of plants, a branch of biology. Typically those disciplines that involve the whole plant.. The plant life of a geographical area.. The properties and life phenomena exhibited by a plant, plant type, or plant group.
botanical English (eng) Something derived from a botanical, especially herbal, source Of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants.

Words with the same origin as botanical

Descendants of -ical
alphabetical alphabetically archaeological archeological autobiographical biblical biological ecological finicky geological ideological meteorological mythical neurological nonsensical pathological philosophical physiological psychological psychologically technological theological whimsical zoo
Descendants of botany
archaeobotanically archaeobotanist botanist botanize botanomancy ethnobotanist geobotanist nonbotanist palaeobotanist paleobotanist