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Linnaean definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed [syn: Linnaean, Linnean]

Merriam Webster's

or Linnean adjective Etymology: Carolus Linnaeus Date: 1753 of, relating to, or following the systematic methods of the Swedish botanist Linnaeus who established the system of binomial nomenclature

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. of or relating to the Swedish naturalist Linnaeus (Linné, d. 1778) or his system of binary nomenclature in the classification of plants and animals. --n. a follower of Linnaeus. Usage: Spelt Linnean in Linnean Society.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Linnaean Lin*n[ae]"an, Linnean Lin*ne"an (l[i^]n*n[=e]"an), a. Of or pertaining to Linn[ae]us, the celebrated Swedish botanist. Linn[ae]an system (Bot.), the system in which the classes are founded mainly upon the number of stamens, and the orders upon the pistils; the artificial or sexual system.




 


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