Binominal name

Main Entry:  binominal name
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a taxonomic name consisting of a generic and a specific term, used to designate species, e.g. Homo sapiens; also called binomial
Example:  Some people deprecate use of binomial name and advocate use only of binominal in this context, as binomial name is redundant.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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