Definition of Linnaean adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also Linnean) adjective
BrE BrE//lɪˈneɪən//
; NAmE NAmE//lɪˈneɪən//
; BrE BrE//ˈniːən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈniːən//
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relating to the system of naming and arranging living things into scientific groups which was invented by Carolus Linnaeus (Carl von Linné)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Linnaean