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binominal

(baɪˈnɒmɪnəl) biology
adj
(Biology) of or denoting the binomial nomenclature
n
(Biology) a two-part taxonomic name; binomial
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Adj.1.binominal - having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies; "binomial nomenclature of bacteria"
onymous - bearing a name; "articles in magazines are usually onymous"
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In the 1700s, Swedish naturalist Carolus Linnaeus invented a binominal system of classifying organisms according to their structure, even though only a small fraction of the Earth's plants had been discovered.
Two of the cases feature binominal expressions (1, 152) and are exclusive to the Shijing poem in which they appear.
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At present, Moscow makes considerable efforts to recover this gap and to re-establish the former USA-USSR binominal, as well as the monopoly of the "political agenda" through which to determine new subjects and actions in the current international political life.