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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Linnaean, Linneanadjective

    of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed


  1. Linneanadjective

    of, or relating to Carl von Linné, Swedish nobleman, born as Carolus Linnaeus: "the Linnean Society".

  2. Linneanadjective

    of, or relating to the binomial nomenclature originated by him


  1. linnean

    Linnean typically refers to the work or influence of Carolus Linnaeus, an 18th-century Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist who is often regarded as the father of modern taxonomy. His system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms is still in wide use today, with modifications and improvements made by subsequent taxonomists. Therefore, anything related to the system of biological classification he developed is often described as "Linnean".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linneanadjective

    of or pertaining to Linnaeus, the celebrated Swedish botanist

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Linnean in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Linnean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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