taxonomy

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French taxonomie. Surface analysis taxo- +‎ -nomy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taxonomy (plural taxonomies)

  1. The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  2. A classification; especially, a classification in a hierarchical system.
  3. (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.

Synonyms[edit]

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

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