from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A name used by scientists, especially the taxonomic name of an organism that consists of a genus name and a specific epithet, such as Homo sapiens, the scientific name for humans.
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- noun A
formal nameaccording to an internationallyaccepted standard, especially the formal name of a taxon:
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