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- n. A formal name according to an internationally accepted standard, especially the formal name of a taxon:
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Its new and permanent scientific name was Thylacinus cynocephalus.
The scientific name of this dicky-bird is _Porcus Rockefelleri_.
Some Americans use ‘tortoise’ in a strict taxonomic sense to refer to the Testudinidae, which is the scientific name for modern land tortoises.
Each variety, however, has a scientific name of its own, and some are called nightshades; others wake-robins, both names belonging properly to very different plants.
The tree species Calvaria major is now more authoritatively denominated Sideroxylon grandiflorum, which is the scientific name that Cheke used.
According to Richardson, one of the best authorities we have, the Sucker is of the Carp family, the scientific name of which is Cyprinus Hudsonius, or Sucking Carp.
His scientific name is Perisoreus Canadensis, which, loosely translated, means "the Canadian bird which chases around the wine-cup."