binomial nomenclature(redirected from Binomial classification)
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The scientific naming of species whereby each species receives a Latin or Latinized name of two parts, the first indicating the genus and the second being the specific epithet. For example, Juglans regia is the English walnut; Juglans nigra, the black walnut.
(Biology) a system for naming plants and animals by means of two Latin names: the first indicating the genus and the second the species to which the organism belongs, as in Panthera leo (the lion)
a naming system in biology in which each species is assigned a unique name consisting of two parts, the name of the genus and another, often descriptive, term.
The system used in science to name an organism, consisting of two terms, the first being the genus and the second the species. Passer domesticus, the scientific name of the common house sparrow, is an example of binomial nomenclature.
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