botanical garden

/bəˌtænɪkəl ˈgadn / (say buh.tanikuhl 'gahdn)

(often plural) a large garden usually open to the public where trees, shrubs and plants, typically from many lands, are grown and studied.
Also, botanic garden.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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