taxonomy

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French taxonomie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

taxonomy (plural taxonomies)

  1. The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  2. A classification; especially, a classification in a hierarchical system.
  3. (systematics, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.

SynonymsEdit

  • (science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms): alpha taxonomy

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 10:54