Linnean
Linnaean Lin*n[ae]"an, Linnean Lin*ne"an (l[i^]n*n[=e]"an), a. Of or pertaining to Linn[ae]us, the celebrated Swedish botanist. [1913 Webster]

{Linn[ae]an system}, {Linnean system} (Bot.), the system in which the classes of plants are founded mainly upon the number of stamens, and the orders upon the pistils; the artificial or sexual system. [1913 Webster]


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  • Linnean — adjective see Linnaean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • linnean — lin·ne·an (lĭ neґən) linnaean …   Medical dictionary

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  • Linnean Society of London — Die Linnean Society of London (deutsch: Linné Gesellschaft) wurde 1788 gegründet und ist die älteste existierende naturforschende Gesellschaft. Sie bietet Biologen und an Biologie interessierten Laien ein Forum, indem sie zahlreiche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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