Vitae

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Vitae

  1. (archaic, biology, taxonomy) the taxonomic category for all life; that which is not life is a mineral.

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In the past, the world was divided into animal, vegetable and mineral. The animals (fauna) and vegetables (flora) were alive, a part of the Vitae, while the minerals were not.