noun, plural tax·on·o·mies.
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Origin of taxonomy
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Example sentences from the Web for taxonomy
Birds breeding in Kansas are taxonomically, ecologically, and distributionally diverse.The Breeding Birds of Kansas|Richard F. Johnston
The characters of the hands and feet are among the most taxonomically important external features in Smilisca.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca|William E. Duellman
Taxonomically the Genus Ammospiza has received the attention of ornithologists for more than a century.Comparative Breeding Behavior of Ammospiza caudacuta and A. maritima|Glen E. Woolfenden
The media in the countries in transition is taxonomically not dissimilar to its brethren in the West.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for taxonomy
- the branch of biology concerned with the classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure, origin, etc
- the practice of arranging organisms in this way
Derived forms of taxonomytaxonomic (ˌtæksəˈnɒmɪk) or taxonomical, adjectivetaxonomically, adverbtaxonomist or taxonomer, noun
Word Origin for taxonomy
Medical definitions for taxonomy
Other words from taxonomytax′o•nom′ic (-sə-nō′ĭk) null adj.
Scientific definitions for taxonomy
Cultural definitions for taxonomy
The classification of living things. (See Linnean classification.)