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Linnean

Linnean


Lin·nae·an also Lin·ne·an  (l-nn)
adj.
Of or relating to Carolus Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature that he originated.

Linnean, Linnaean [lɪˈniːən -ˈneɪ-]
adj
1. of or relating to Carolus Linnaeus (original name Carl von Linné; 1707-78), the Swedish botanist who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Biology) relating to the system of classification of plants and animals using binomial nomenclature

Linnean also Linnaean  (l-nn)
Relating to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature originated by Carolus Linnaeus. In the Linnean system, organisms are grouped according to shared characteristics into a hierarchical series of fixed categories ranging from subspecies at the bottom to kingdom at the top. Compare cladistics.
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