noun, plural tax·on·o·mies.
Origin of taxonomy
Examples from the Web for taxonomically
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
- 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
Word Origin for taxonomy
1828, from French taxonomie (1813), introduced by Linnæus and coined irregularly from Greek taxis "arrangement" (see taxidermy) + -nomia "method," from -nomos "managing," from nemein "manage" (see numismatics).
The classification of living things. (See Linnean classification.)