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"Taxonomy" does not appear to me so dreadful a word as it does to Veblen.

Taxonomy of the chipmunks, Eutamias quadrivittatus and Eutamias umbrinus.

Geographic distribution and taxonomy of the chipmunks of Wyoming.

Taxonomy, the part of botany which treats of classification.

Probably few of our readers have considered the taxonomy of riddles.

Taxonomy and distribution of the horned lizards genus Phrynosoma.

References to works dealing with the taxonomy and geographical distribution of scorpions are given at the end of this article .

The features of external morphology that were studied in connection with the taxonomy of the genus Smilisca are discussed below.

Distribution and taxonomy of fishes in the Mackenzie drainage of British Columbia.

A review of the taxonomy of these populations is beyond the scope of this paper.

WORD ORIGIN

1828, from French taxonomie (1813), introduced by Linnæus and coined irregularly from Greek taxis "arrangement" (see taxidermy) + -nomia "method," from -nomos "managing," from nemein "manage" (see numismatics).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TAXONOMY

botany

nounstudy of plants

scientific classification

nounscheme for ordering things
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