Definition of plantsman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈplɑːntsmən
(or plantswoman)

noun (plural plantsmen or plantswomen)

  • An expert in garden plants and gardening: he is remembered as a traveller, collector, and particularly as a plantsman
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    • In addition to the show gardens, plantsmen were out in force, with over 20 nurseries showing their wares.
    • We also put in a plantsman's garden to appeal to plant enthusiasts.
    • Even the earliest European plantsmen to ‘discover’ them here reported that the huge flat blooms resembled a ‘plate or platter.’

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