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 binomial nomenclature on Wikipedia

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binomial name (plural binomial names)

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

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  • Some people deprecate use of binomial and advocate use only of binominal in this context.
  • See species name for typesetting usage and example.

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