binominal

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EtymologyEdit

Latin binōminis (having two names).

AdjectiveEdit

binominal (not comparable)

  1. (taxonomy) consisting of two names
  2. (taxonomy) pertaining to the noun binomen
  3. (taxonomy) pertaining to the nomenclature system for the rank of species in biological taxonomy
    The principle of binominal nomenclature is important in the ICZN.

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NounEdit

binominal (plural binominals)

  1. (taxonomy) A scientific name, at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.
    See species name for usage and example.
  2. (grammar) A construct involving two nouns or two names.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

bi- +‎ nominal

AdjectiveEdit

binominal (feminine singular binominale, masculine plural binominaux, feminine plural binominales)

  1. binominal

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

binominal (plural binominales)

  1. binominal

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