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Linnaeus

[li-nee-uhs]
noun
Carolus [kar-uh-luhs] , (Carl von Linné) 1707–78, Swedish botanist.
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Linnaeus (lɪˈniːəs, -ˈneɪ-)
 
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Carolus (ˈkærələs), original name Carl von Linné. 1707--78, Swedish botanist, who established the binomial system of biological nomenclature that forms the basis of modern classification

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Linnaeus Lin·nae·us (lĭ-nē'əs, -nā'-), Carolus. Known as “Karl Linné.”. 1707-1778.

Swedish botanist and founder of the modern binomial classification system for plants and animals.

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Linnaeus   (lĭ-nē'əs, lĭ-nā'əs)  Pronunciation Key 
Swedish naturalist who in 1735 introduced a method for classifying plants and animals using generic and specific designations. This laid the foundation for the modern system of binomial nomenclature.
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