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Linnaeus

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/ lɪˈni əs /
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noun
Car·o·lus [kar-uh-luhs], /ˈkær ə ləs/, Carl von Linné, 1707–78, Swedish botanist.
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British Dictionary definitions for Linnaeus

Linnaeus
/ (lɪˈniːəs, -ˈneɪ-) /

noun
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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Medical definitions for Linnaeus

Linnaeus
[ lĭ-nēəs, -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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Scientific definitions for Linnaeus

Linnaeus
[ lĭ-nēəs, lĭ-nāəs ]
Carollus. Originally Carl von Linné. 1707-1778

See more at binomial nomenclature.
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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