binomen

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EtymologyEdit

Latin bis (double, twice) + nōmen (name).

NounEdit

binomen (plural binomina)

  1. A name having two parts.
  2. (biology, taxonomy) A scientific name at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.

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