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Linnaean

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Linnean

(lĭ-nē′ən)
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Of or relating to Carl Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature that he originated.

Linnaean

Pertaining to the system of taxonomic classification and the binomial nomenclature widely used in medicine, in which the name of the genus (generic name) is followed by the name of the species (specific name). Examples are Staphylococcus aureus and Fasciola hepatica. (Carolus Linnaeus, or Carl von Linne, 1707–78, Swedish biologist)
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Many of today's newly created creatures would confuse 18th-century Swedish naturalist Carolus Linnaeus, who developed the Linnaean taxonomic, or classification, system for the natural world.
Over millions of years they've developed the unique characteristics we know today, allowing botanists Carolus Linnaeus to develop the nomenclature system and Andre Michaux to articulate the place in the nomenclature for North American trees.
The building is surrounded by statues restored at the Liverpool Conservation Centre - Henry the Navigator, Captain Cook, the herbalist John Parkinson, the garden architect Andre Le Notre, Charles Darwin, the cartographer Gerardus Mercator, the naturalist Carolus Linnaeus and Christopher Columbus.
The outcome of this year's Westinghouse Science Talent Search would have made Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus smile.
In the mid-1700s, acorns and leaves of other trees like it were shipped off to Sweden where a man named Carolus Linnaeus decided they were different than the four North American oaks he had already named and described.
THERE'S something so divine about chocolate that when Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus classified the cocoa bush,he christened it Theobroma cacao -meaning ``food of the gods''.