Definition of Linnean

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed.

Exact synonyms: Linnaean
Partainyms: Linnaeus, Linnaeus
Derivative terms: Linnaeus, Linnaeus

Definition of Linnean

1. Adjective. of, or relating to Carl von Linné, Swedish nobleman, born as Carolus Linnaeus: "the Linnean Society". ¹

2. Adjective. of, or relating to the binomial nomenclature originated by him ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Linnean

1. Of or pertaining to Linnaeus, the celebrated Swedish botanist. Linnaean system, the system in which the classes are founded mainly upon the stamens, and the orders upon the pistils; the artificial or sexual system. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Linnean

linksters
linkt
linkup
linkups
linkway
linkways
linkwork
linkworks
linky
linn
linnaea borealis
linnaean system of nomenclature
linnaeite
linnaeites
linne
linned
linnet
linnets
linney
linneys
linnies
linning
linnorm
linnorms
linns
linny
lino
linocut
linocuts

Literary usage of Linnean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"1851, and Proceedings of the linnean Society, voL ii. ... He was a fellow of t he linnean, Geological, and Antiquaries' societies; and, in addition to ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1865)
"The Secretary, Mr. MARKHAM, then read the following reply, from the Council of the linnean Society, to the invitation of the ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1810)
"... of the linnean Society ef London. Vol IX. 410. pp. <40. 2l.2s. Boards. ... FLS — The remark first stated, we believe, by Fabricius, that the linnean ..."

4. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1825)
"The sittings of the linnean Society for the Session 1824-5, were resumed on Nov. 2, when the following papers were read:. A letter from Mr.J. De Carle ..."

5. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... THE linnean SYSTEM. 2 Fig. 285.—Type» of the llth, 12th, 17th, and 21st classes of the linnean System. ..."

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