Definition of Linnaean adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Linnaean

 adjective
(also Linnean)adjective
NAmE//lɪˈniən//
 
, NAmE//lɪˈneɪən//
 
(biology)
 
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relating to the system of naming and arranging living things into scientific groups, invented by Carolus Linnaeus (Carl von Linné)
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