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Linnaeus, Carolus

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLinnaeus, CarolusCarolus LinnaeusLin‧nae‧us, Ca‧ro‧lus /lɪˈniːəs, -ˈneɪ-, kæˈrəʊləs/  (1707–78) a Swedish botanist (=a scientist who studies plants) who invented the system, called the Linnaean System, by which plants and animals are put into groups according to their genus (=general type) and species (=particular type)
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