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Lin·nae·us

 (lĭ-nē′əs, -nā′-), Carl or Carolus Also called Carl von Linné. 1707-1778.
Swedish botanist and founder of the modern classification system for plants and animals, presented in his influential work Systema Naturae.
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Linnaeus

(lɪˈniːəs; -ˈneɪ-)
n
(Biography) Carolus (ˈkærələs), original name Carl von Linné. 1707–78, Swedish botanist, who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature that forms the basis of modern classification
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Lin•nae•us

(lɪˈni əs)

n.
Carolus (Carl von Linné), 1707–78, Swedish botanist.
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Carolus Linnaeus

Lin·nae·us

(lĭ-nē′əs, lĭ-nā′əs)
1707-1778. Swedish naturalist who founded the modern classification system for the naming of plants and animals. He introduced the use of two names including a designation of genus and species in 1749. See more at binomial nomenclature.
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