n. [Gr. makros, large; taxis, arrangement]
The classification of higher taxa.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • macrotaxonomy — mac·ro·taxonomy …   English syllables

  • macrotaxonomy — |ma(ˌ)krō+ noun Etymology: macr + taxonomy : taxonomy of larger biologic units (as family, order, class) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mac|ro|tax|o|nom|ic — «MAK roh tak suh NOM ihk», adjective. of or having to do with macrotaxonomy …   Useful english dictionary

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