linnaean system of nomenclature


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the system of nomenclature in which the names of species are composed of two parts, a generic name and a specific epithet (species name, in botany).
[Carl von Linné]

Linné,

Carl von, Swedish botanist and physician, 1707-1778.
linnaean system of nomenclature - the system of nomenclature in which the names of species are composed of genus and species. Synonym(s): binary nomenclature
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