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syn·o·nym

(sin'ŏ-nim),
In biologic nomenclature, a term used to denote one of two or more names for the same species or taxonomic group (taxon).

synonym

(sĭn′ə-nĭm′)
n.
Biology One of two or more scientific names that have been applied to the same species or other taxonomic group.

syn′o·nym′ic, syn′o·nym′i·cal adj.
syn′o·nym′i·ty n.

synonym

(in taxonomy) any of a list of different names for the same taxon.

synonym

an alternative name for the same disease, sign, bacteria, etc. A key word or sign may have a number of synonyms.
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However, utilizing a distinction advanced by Bookless (1982), we recognize both synonymic and unique loan-words.
Some of the revisions performed on original and synonymic material suggested an optional taxonomic evaluation.
Note that the L and R edge words of MOORKEEPER are synonymic transposals.
Responding to Raymond Love's Feb 2006 Colloquy question [Will Anil accept any of the following combinations of synonymic verbs to form one noun that is not synonymic: see/saw, down/fall, eye/witness, drum/beat?
A synonymic catalogue of Lepidoptera-Heterocera, volume 1, Sphinges and Bombyces.
Old World Pilophorini: Descriptions of nine new species with additional synonymic and taxonomic changes (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae).
The two capitalized items are anagrams of each other, and in a sense synonymic as well.
In the synonymic lists for known taxa, only selected references, especially covering the Asian region, are cited, as comprehensive catalogs are now available (Kerzhner and Josifov, 1999; Schuh, 1995).
Ray Love wonders whether Anil will accept any of the following combinations of synonymic verbs to form one noun that is not synonymic: SEE/SAW, DOWN/FALL, EYE/WITNESS, DRUM/BEAT.