of or relating to Linnaeus
relating to the system of classification of plants and animals using binomial nomenclature
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How to use Linnean in a sentence
There are several specimens in the Linnean Society's collection.
They are all species or varieties of the Linnean order Hemiptera, and genus Coccus.The different modes of cultivating the pine-apple | John Claudius Loudon
He maintained through his life intimate relations with the Linnean Society.
The Linnean Society having discovered his genius and talent, unanimously elected him an Associate in 1866.
From these I was enabled to reduce it to its class and order in the Linnean system.The History of Sumatra | William Marsden
Scientific definitions for Linnean
Relating to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature originated by Carolus Linnaeus. In the Linnean system, organisms are grouped according to shared characteristics into a hierarchical series of fixed categories ranging from subspecies at the bottom to kingdom at the top. Compare cladistics.
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