• Vocabulary Lesson 11


    Plants and animals

    1.  arboretum - noun - a park where trees and shrubs are displayed and studied.

    2.  aviary - noun- Latin - avis - bird  - a large cage or building for holding birds.

    3.  botany - noun - Latin botane -plant - The scientific study of plants.

    4.  chameleon - noun - lizard that changes color

    5.  cultivate - verb - To grow crops: to prepare soil for growing crops

    6.  habitat - noun - the environment a plant or animal lives in

    7.  nurture - verb - to help grow and develop

    8.  talon - noun -  the claw of a bird of prey

    9.  terrarium - noun - (Latin terra - earth and - arium - place)  a clear container housing plants

    10.  zoology - noun - (greek - zion - living thing - olgy - study of ) The scientific study of animals