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[li-nee-uh s] /lɪˈni əs/
[kar-uh-luh s] /ˈkær ə ləs/ (Show IPA),
(Carl von Linné) 1707–78, Swedish botanist. Unabridged
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  • "carolus linnaeus" he became when he was appointed professor of the university at Upsala, and through all time since.

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/lɪˈniːəs; -ˈneɪ-/
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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Linnaeus Lin·nae·us (lĭ-nē'əs, -nā'-), Carolus. Known as “Karl Linné.”. 1707-1778.

Swedish botanist and founder of the modern binomial classification system for plants and animals.

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  (lĭ-nē'əs, lĭ-nā'əs)   
Swedish naturalist who in 1735 introduced a method for classifying plants and animals using generic and specific designations. This laid the foundation for the modern system of binomial nomenclature.
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