cryptobotany etymology

English word cryptobotany comes from English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.), English botany

Detailed word origin of cryptobotany

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
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.
cryptobotany English (eng) (rare) The study of plants whose existence has not been proven.

Words with the same origin as cryptobotany

Descendants of crypto-
Cryptozoic cryptoanalytical cryptobenthic cryptochirality cryptochrome cryptoendolith cryptoexotic cryptoflysch cryptofunction cryptoglandular cryptogram cryptography cryptology cryptomaterial cryptophane cryptophone cryptopolyploid cryptoprocessing cryptoprotocol cryptopyrrole cryptosexist cryptotomography cryptovirological cryptozoology
Descendants of botany
archaeobotanically archaeobotanist botanical botanist botanize botanomancy ethnobotanist geobotanist nonbotanist palaeobotanist paleobotanist