Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The classification of living organisms according to their structural character; taxonomy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The classification of living organisms according to their structural character; taxonomy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The classification, arrangement, or co√∂rdination of living organisms, according to the sum of their morphological characters; a biological system; taxonomy.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek life + arrangement. (Wiktionary)

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