- Linnaeus was a Swedish botanist who created the current system for classifying plants and animals.
An example of Linnaeus is the founder of the taxonomy system.
A portrait of Carl Linnaeus.
Linnaeus definition by Webster's New World
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Linnaeus, Carolus (Latinized form of Karl von Linné) 1707-78; Swed. botanist: considered the founder of the binomial nomenclature that is the basis of modern taxonomy
Linnaeus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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, Carolus Originally Karl Linné. 1707-1778.
Swedish botanist and founder of the modern classification system for plants and animals.
linnaeus - Medical Definition
, Carolus Known as “Karl Linné.”. 1707-1778.
Swedish botanist and founder of the modern binomial classification system for plants and animals.