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taxonomy

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Etymology

From Greek τάξις (taxis), arrangement, order) + -νομία (-nomia), method) < νόμος (-nomos), law, managing) < νέμειν (nemein), manage).

Noun

Singular
taxonomy

Plural
taxonom

taxonomy (taxonom)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  2. The classification in a hierarchical system.

Synonyms

  • (science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms): alpha taxonomy

Derived terms

  • folk taxonomy
  • scientific taxonomy

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