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Topic: BIOLOGY

Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: taxonomie, from Greek taxis 'arrangement' + French -nomie (from Latin -nomia, from Greek, from nemein 'to share out')

taxonomy

noun
     
tax‧on‧o‧my plural taxonomies [uncountable and countable]
HB the process or a system of organizing things into different groups that show their natural relationships, especially plants or animals
taxonomist noun [countable]
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