Taxon definitions

tăk'sŏn'
A taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species.
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A taxonomic category or unit, as a species or family.
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A taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species.
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A taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species.
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(taxonomy) Any of the taxonomic categories such as phylum or subspecies.
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For a full list of taxa, see under taxonomy.
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Origin of taxon

New Latin back formation from taxonomy