OT: Horticulturalist/Horticulturist

Hilary Nightingale hilary@ingascony.com
Thu, 19 Jan 2006 15:13:25 PST
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From: "Jane McGary" <janemcgary@earthlink.net>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
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Subject: Re: [pbs] OT: Horticulturalist/Horticulturist

> Brook asked,
>          I am on the horns of a dilemma.  This inquiring mind is dying to
> know:
> >do you use or prefer the term, "horticulturalist" or "horticulturist"?
> As an editor and lexicographer, I would prefer "horticulturist." It's
> always best to form a neologism from the simplest base word.
> Jane McGary

The Collins English Dictionary agrees with you Jane

Hilary Nightingale

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