Linnaean nomenclature

The current taxonomic nomenclature in biology, as governed by the ICBN, ICZN and ICNB. This nomenclature accepts the work by Linnaeus as a starting point (except for specified groups and ranks).

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  • Linnaean — Lin·nae·an or Lin·ne·an lə nē ən, nā ; lin ē ən adj of, relating to, or following the systematic methods of the Swedish botanist Linné who established the system of binomial nomenclature Lin·né li nā Carl von (Latin Carolus Lin·nae·us li nā əs,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Linnaean — or Linnean adjective Etymology: Carolus Linnaeus Date: 1753 of, relating to, or following the systematic methods of the Swedish botanist Linnaeus who established the system of binomial nomenclature …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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