Scientific-name meaning

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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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A name used by scientists, especially the taxonomic name of an organism that consists of the genus and species. Scientific names usually come from Latin or Greek. An example is Homo sapiens, the scientific name for humans.
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Binomial name, trinomial name.
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A formal name according to an internationally accepted standard, especially the formal name of a taxon.

Fagaceae is the scientific name for the oak family.

Panthera leo is the scientific name for the lion.

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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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