from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A taxonomic name that is unacceptable for linguistic reasons.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A bad name for anything; a name which is in any way undesirable or objectionable.
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- noun An
incorrect namefor something, especially in taxonomic classification.
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Ancient Greek, meaning "bad name".
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