- A set of rules used for forming the names or terms in a particular field of arts or sciences.
- 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, 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.
- A set of names or terms.
- 2018, James Lambert, “A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity”, in English World-Wide, page 4:
- Another major defect of the current literature dealing with the nomenclature of hybrid forms of English is the scant attention paid to the question of frequency.
- (obsolete) A name.
set of names or terms
- nomenclature in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- nomenclature in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
nomenclature f (plural nomenclatures)