botanize etymology

English word botanize comes from English -ize, English botany

Detailed word origin of botanize

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ize English (eng) Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective".
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.
botanize English (eng) To do the work of a botanist; as to inventory the plant life in an area; to collect plants for research purposes.

Words with the same origin as botanize

Descendants of -ize
apologize criticize jeopardize patronize specialist specialize specialty visualize
Descendants of botany
archaeobotanically archaeobotanist botanical botanist botanomancy ethnobotanist geobotanist nonbotanist palaeobotanist paleobotanist