AskDefine | Define binominal

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Etymology

binōminis (having two names)

Adjective

binominal
  1. In the context of "biology|taxonomy": consisting of two names
  2. In the context of "biology|taxonomy": pertaining to the noun binomen
  3. In the context of "biology|taxonomy": pertaining to the nomenclature system for the rank of species in biological taxonomy
The principle of binominal nomenclature is important in the ICZN.

Synonyms

  • In the context of "biology|taxonomy}} binomial
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