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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes.

Usage examples (19)
  • Public gardens, such as arboreta and botanical gardens, often do a splendid job educating and inspiring the public in ornamental horticulture; their offerings in food...
  • We gather information from many places -- universities and arboreta, botanical gardens and just plain dirt gardeners.
  • Occurrence beyond the natural range is limited to arboreta (e.g. Iraq, Portugal) and experimental studies (e.g. India).
  • Today is National Public Gardens Day (publicgardens. org), and arboreta, gardens and conservatories will be staging free events throughout the weekend. for more
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