trivial name triv·i·al name (trĭv'ē-əl)
A common, historic, or convenient name for a substance, derived often from the source in which the substance was discovered, but unsystematic and not used in modern official nomenclature, as aspirin for salicylic acid.
A common or vernacular name as distinguished from a specific name, as human for Homo sapiens.
Few other British birds have, therefore, a more unassailable right to their trivial name.
This peculiarity has gained for the Turnstone its trivial name.
Hence the trivial name by which this species is known to the hunters.
The trivial name of the viviparous blenny, or guffer, the backbone of which is green when boiled; also of the gar-fish.
Another variety comes from Persia, whence its trivial name; it is larger than the French kind, and has superior properties.
Targioni does not think that it is of ancient date in Italy,477 and the trivial name trafoglio strengthens his opinion.
The trivial name purpurea is not a very happy one, for the blossoms though generally purple, are sometimes of a pure white.
They sting, as their trivial name indicates, like a nettle when incautiously touched.
I give the Latin on account of the savoriness of the trivial name.
It has received its trivial name (vibrans) from the constant vibration which, when reposing, it imparts to its wings.