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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.

Linnean

(lɪˈniːən; -ˈneɪ-) or

Linnaean

adj
1. of or relating to Linnaeus
2. (Biology) relating to the system of classification of plants and animals using binomial nomenclature
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Adj.1.Linnean - of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
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Last year he sent to me a memoir on this subject, with a request that I would forward it to Sir Charles Lyell, who sent it to the Linnean Society, and it is published in the third volume of the Journal of that Society.
1093/zoolinnean/zlx056) The study by the University of Vermont researchers appeared online Tuesday in the journal Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.
One of the indicators of Endlicher's awareness of other researchers' works and his communication with their authors was his election as a "Foreign Member" of the Linnean Society of London on May 7, 1839.
1858: Charles Darwin presented his theory on evolution and natural selection to the Linnean Society in London.
1858: Charles Darwin presented his theory on evolution to the Linnean Society in London.
Wilson's vision is clear: 'I call this the Linnean Renaissance, which has come back full circle to how modern biology began.
Hal Linnean, A9 director at AFRC headquarters, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
IN 1861, Charles Darwin, author of The Origin of Species, was said to have addressed the Linnean Society of London, the world's oldest active biological organization-presenting a letter from a Texas physician who claimed that ants started grain agriculture after studying an ant colony for 12 years.
Overall, the ratio of the dodo's brain size to its body size--an indirect indicator of intelligence--is on par with that of its pigeon relatives, the team reports online February 23 in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.