Definitions

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  • adj. Simpson (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Simpson's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Simpson.

Examples

  • “What you’re looking at,” Cartwright told us, “are sections of a plant called Sambucus simpsonii, which is simply a woody shrub indigenous to the coastal plains and lagoons of southern Florida.

    The Body Farm

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