Linnaean


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Lin·nae·an

also Lin·ne·an  (lĭ-nē′ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Carl Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature that he originated.

Lin•nae•an

or Lin•ne•an

(lɪˈni ən)

adj.
of or pertaining to Linnaeus or to the systems of taxonomic nomenclature and botanical classification introduced by him.
[1745–55]
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Adj.1.Linnaean - of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
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That I remember discussing with the Medical Man, whom I met on Friday at the Linnaean.
John Bradbury, a man of mature age, but great enterprise and personal activity, who had been sent out by Linnaean Society of Liverpool to make a collection of American plants; the other, a Mr.
When nineteenth-century naturalists were confronted with human fossils that did not fit into the Linnaean genus and species classification system, they concluded that Homo neanderthalensis was an old and emphatically uncivilized specimen of modern humans.
Today it is difficult to fathom Linnaeus's renown among botanists in the 18th-19th centuries, and the enmity provoked by Lamarck's deviation from Linnaean orthodoxy.
2013) titled "To name or not to name: criteria to promote economy of change in Linnaean classification schemes" states that for a taxonomic revision to be durable, certain taxon naming criteria should be met.
The feature stated that on July 1, 1858, "Charles Darwin presented his theory of evolution to the Linnaean Society in London".
He has his students consider the patriarchy as he teaches them about the Linnaean method of classifying animals, asking them whether it really wouldn't be more appropriate to call it the "queendom," rather than "kingdom.
James Grainger's georgic, The Sugar-Cane (1764), for instance, rich with notes about West Indian natural history and Linnaean botany, follows the naturalist's injunction to record Floral clocks of different geographical regions.
The result was the Linnaean system which is now the basis for the scientific classification system used by biologists around the world today.
Part II, attempting a kind of Linnaean taxonomy, posits that multiple forms, or typologies, of globalization exist in U.
He discusses the linguistic and historical information behind them, including the Linnaean system of scientific names, then provides the bulk of the book, which consists of discussion of the origins of common and scientific names of families of birds in Europe and their relationship to those in other regions, particularly North America, Trinidad, and Australia.