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.
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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. He said he had seen a similar thing at Tubingen, and laid considerable stress on the blowing out of the candle.
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.
For a person interested in natural history, the notion of a "fantastic binomial" may bring to mind a favorite plant, animal, or fossil and its uniquely crafted name following the Linnaean nomenclature for a species.
Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 90: 153-172.+
The Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus is regarded as the father of taxonomy, as he developed a system known as Linnaean taxonomy for categorization of organisms and binomial nomenclature for naming organisms." So there we have it, and this description relating to biological organisms is precisely why I hate the use of the word taxonomy in a business context.
Kincaid insists on demystifying the Linnaean taxonomy of plant names as neutral or universal, asserting that Linnaeus too has a history embedded in the Imperialist project.
Old names for plants and animals in the honzogaku tradition became Japanese names for the various levels of the new Linnaean classifications.
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.
On the Linnaean model, a researcher makes predictions about a phenomenon of interest on the basis of known causes.
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." The students form a social contract at the beginning of the class: no sexism, racism or speciesism.