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common name

n.
A common or vernacular name as distinguished from a scientific name, as water moccassin or cotton mouth for the snake Agkistrodon piscivorus.
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The most common name among violent women offenders was Sarah, followed by Jade, Ellie, Emma, Chloe, Kirsty, Lisa, Rebecca, Leanne, Lauren, Susan, Kelly and Samantha.
Noah, for example, is more commonly found in the cities of Be'er Sheva, Modi'in, Netanya, Petah Tikva and the remaining big cities, with the exception of Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, featuring among the six most common names.
It also shows the most common names are likely to be male but new names or those dying out are most likely female.
In most cases, the English common names of viruses have become the species names, and these are written in italics with the initial letter capitalized (17,18).
1) A positive value indicates a net increase in the number of components sharing a common name, a negative value, a net decrease.
Yellow Tail is a common name for one of the more colorful kangaroos in Australia, the company says.
If you have a common name, jump on the [dot-pro] bandwagon because you won't be able to get a dot-com.
The name index at the end of the book is helpful if you only know the common name of an item, not the Latin name.
Its upper tail is enlarged and appears to be split, giving the fish its common name.
The common name commemorates David Douglas, another Scot who studied it later.
In General information section, the following data are displayed: name, CAS #, IUPAC name, Common name, Common synonym, Acronym, Empirical formula, Molecular weight, Chemical category, Mixture, Product contents, Moisture content, Silicone content, and EC number.
A common name may be given to more than one plant, as in the example provided, but one plant may have more than one common name.