Definitions

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  • adj. consisting of two names
  • adj. pertaining to the noun binomen
  • adj. pertaining to the nomenclature system for the rank of species in biological taxonomy
  • n. a scientific name, at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to two names; binomial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as binomial, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies

Etymologies

Latin binōminis (having two names) (Wiktionary)

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