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EtymologyEdit

From Latin nomenclatura(a calling by name, list of names), from nomen(name) + calare(call)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /nəʊˈmɛn.klətʃə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnoʊmənˌkleɪtʃəɹ/

NounEdit

nomenclature ‎(countable and uncountable, plural nomenclatures)

  1. A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page ix
      It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
  2. A set of names or terms.
  3. (obsolete) A name.

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NounEdit

nomenclature f ‎(plural nomenclatures)

  1. nomenclature

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NounEdit

nomenclature f

  1. plural of nomenclatura