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Definitions for Herbarium
hɜrˈbɛər i əm, ɜr-; -ˈbɛər i əherbar·i·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. herbariumnoun

    a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study

Wiktionary

  1. herbariumnoun

    A collection of dried plants or parts of plants.

  2. herbariumnoun

    A building or institution where such a collection is kept.

  3. Etymology: From herbarium.

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  1. Herbarium

    A herbarium (plural: herbaria) is a collection of preserved plant specimens and associated data used for scientific study.The specimens may be whole plants or plant parts; these will usually be in dried form mounted on a sheet of paper (called exsiccatum, plur. exsiccata) but, depending upon the material, may also be stored in boxes or kept in alcohol or other preservative. The specimens in a herbarium are often used as reference material in describing plant taxa; some specimens may be types. The same term is often used in mycology to describe an equivalent collection of preserved fungi, otherwise known as a fungarium. A xylarium is a herbarium specialising in specimens of wood. The term hortorium (as in the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium) has occasionally been applied to a herbarium specialising in preserving material of horticultural origin.

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  1. herbarium

    A herbarium is a collection or a library of preserved plant specimens that are stored, catalogued and systematically arranged for study and reference. These specimens, usually in the form of pressed plants mounted on sheets, are often used for scientific research, botanical education, and environmental conservation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Herbariumnoun

    a collection of dried specimens of plants, systematically arranged

  2. Herbariumnoun

    a book or case for preserving dried plants

  3. Etymology: [LL., fr. L. herba. See Herb, and cf. Arbor, Herbary.]

Wikidata

  1. Herbarium

    In botany, a herbarium – sometimes known by the Anglicized term herbar – is a collection of preserved plant specimens. These specimens may be whole plants or plant parts: these will usually be in a dried form mounted on a sheet but, depending upon the material, may also be kept in alcohol or other preservative. The same term is often used in mycology to describe an equivalent collection of preserved fungi, otherwise known as a fungarium. The term can also refer to the building where the specimens are stored or to the scientific institute that not only stores but researches these specimens. The specimens in a herbarium are often used as reference material in describing plant taxa; some specimens may be types. A xylarium is a herbarium specialising in specimens of wood. A hortorium is one specialising in preserved specimens of cultivated plant.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Herbarium in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Herbarium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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