|1.||a mathematical expression consisting of two terms, such as 3x + 2y|
|2.||See binomial nomenclature a two-part taxonomic name for an animal or plant|
|3.||referring to two names or terms|
|[C16: from Medieval Latin binōmius from |
binomial bi·no·mi·al (bī-nō'mē-əl)
Consisting of two terms or names, such as the genus and species names of organisms. n.
A taxonomic name used in binomial nomenclature.