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Tony Abbott has gone botanical when it comes to not explaining why the Gillard government’s education payment is bad but the Baby Bonus was good. [The Australian] The key ingre.nt is Swiss botanical stem cells from the Alpine rose plant. [New York Times] Botanic is almost as common as botanical .
Words may be combined into phrases. Some phrases become popular over the years and are applied to situations other than originally intended. These phrases take on a figurative meaning rather than a literal meaning, and become idioms..