hortus siccus

1 an arranged collection of dried plants.
2 a collection of uninteresting facts etc.
Etymology: L, = dry garden

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  • Hortus siccus — Hor tus sic cus [L., a dry garden.] A collection of specimens of plants, dried and preserved, and arranged systematically; an herbarium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hortus siccus — (lat., »trockner Garten«), soviel wie Herbarium (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hortus siccus — (lat., »trockner Garten«), s.v.w. Herbarium …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • hortus siccus — /hawr teuhs sik euhs/ a collection of dried plants; herbarium. [1680 90; < L: dry garden; see GARDEN, SACK3] * * * …   Universalium

  • hortus siccus — [ˌhɔ:təs sɪkəs] noun (plural horti sicci ˌhɔ:tʌɪ sɪkʌɪ, ti:, ki:) a herbarium. Origin L., lit. dry garden …   English new terms dictionary

  • hortus siccus — [L.] Herbarium, herbal, herbary …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hortus siccus — /hɔtəs ˈsɪkəs/ (say hawtuhs sikuhs) noun a collection of dried plants; a herbarium. {Latin: dry garden} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hortus siccus —   n. dry garden ; herbarium …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Hortus — (lat.), 1) Garten (s.d.); 2) so v.w. Herbarium; daher H. siccus (trockener Garten), so v.w. Kräuterbuch. H. sanitātis, nebst dem Herbarius (s.d.), das älteste gedruckte Kräuterbuch in[551] mehreren Ausgaben: älteste lateinische o. O. u. J., Fol.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Herbiers d'Antonio Bertoloni — Les herbiers d Antonio Bertoloni sont conservés dans les collections de l herbier et musée botanique de l université de Bologne. Sommaire 1 Les herbiers 1.1 Hortus Siccus Florae Italiae 1.2 Hortus Siccus Exoticus …   Wikipédia en Français

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